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peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
alleviate - relieve (pain)
facilitate - help bring about; make less difficult
omnipotent - all-powerful; having unlimited power
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts