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periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
hut - crude dwelling; shack
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G