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::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
::: conclave - private secret meeting
::: skinflint - miser; stingy person
::: mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
::: recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
::: periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
::: nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
::: reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of