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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /

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  • dour dour  /ˈdaʊ ər/ ?  stubbornly unyielding

    dour meaning(s) 

    1. (adj) stubbornly unyielding
    2. (adj) harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance
    3. (adj) showing a brooding ill humor

    Synonym(s)

    dour usage(s)

    1. After her dour 2003 album, American Life, she has migrated back to her safe place, and it's nice to hear her strutting again.
    2. That was when the north London side played a dour, defensive game.
  • doura doura  sorghums of dry regions of Asia and North Africa
  • dourah dourah  sorghums of dry regions of Asia and North Africa
  • dourly dourly  in a sullen manner
  • douroucouli douroucouli  nocturnal monkey of Central America and South America with large eyes and…
  • douse douse  /ˈdaʊs/ ?  put out, as of a candle or a light
  • dousing dousing  /ˈdaʊ sɪŋ/ ?  the act of wetting something by submerging it
  • dove dove  /ˈdəv/ ?  a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
  • dove's foot geranium dove's foot geranium  western geranium with small pink flowers; a common weed on lawns…
  • dovecote dovecote  /ˈdəv kəʊt/ ?  a birdhouse for pigeons
  • dovekie dovekie  small short-billed auk abundant in Arctic regions
  • dover dover  /ˈdoʊ vər/ ?  the capital of the state of Delaware
  • dover's powder dover's powder  a medicinal powder made essentially of ipecac and opium; formerly used…
  • dovetail dovetail  /ˈdəv ˌteɪl/ ?  a mortise joint formed by interlocking tenons and mortises
  • dovetail joint dovetail joint  a mortise joint formed by interlocking tenons and mortises
  • dovetail plane dovetail plane  a woodworking plane designed to make the grooves for dovetail joints
  • dovish dovish  /ˈdoʊ vɪʃ/ ?  opposed to war
  • dovishness dovishness  any political orientation favoring compromise to avoid conflict
  • dovyalis dovyalis  small genus of sometimes spiny shrubs or small trees; Africa; India; Sri Lanka
  • dovyalis caffra dovyalis caffra  vigorous South African spiny shrub grown for its round yellow juicy…
  • dovyalis hebecarpa dovyalis hebecarpa  a small shrubby spiny tree cultivated for its maroon-purple fruit…
  • dow jones dow jones  an indicator of stock market prices; based on the share values of 30 blue-chip…
  • dow-jones industrial average dow-jones industrial average  an indicator of stock market prices; based on the…
  • dowager dowager  /ˈdaʊ ə dʒər/ ?  a widow holding property received from her deceased husband
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