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::: remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
::: factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
::: peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
::: conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
::: ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
::: saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
::: petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
::: libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
::: caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration