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peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
indolent - lazy
misgivings - doubts
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
imprecation - curse; swearword
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain