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correlation - mutual relationship
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
alleviate - relieve (pain)