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periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
acknowledge - recognize; admit
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
titter - nervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.