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::: forgo - (forego) give up; do without
::: codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
::: peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
::: maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
::: slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
::: misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
::: irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
::: speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
::: contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition