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forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
extrovert - person interested mostly in external objects and actions
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
unerringly - infallibly; ADJ. unerring: making no mistakes
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic