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peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
allege - state without proof
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
gnarled - twisted
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism