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periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
celestial - heavenly
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement