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peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
misgivings - doubts
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
accede - agree