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Perimeter
The whole outer boundry or measurment of a surface or figure.
Astringent
Substance that shrinks tissues and checks flow of blood by drawing together blood vessels.
Stringent
Strict; rigid; severe
Genocide
Deliberate extermination of a racial or cultural group.
Stricture
Adverse criticism; censure
Sororicide
Act of killing one's sister.
Periphrastic
Expressed in a roundabout way.
Constrict
Draw together; bind
Periphery
Outside boundary
Varacious
Greedy in eating; insatiable
Carnivorous
Flesh-eating
Fratricide
Act of killing one's brother.
Omnivorous
Avidly taking in everything; eating everything
Herbivorous
Dependant on eating plants as food.
Peristalsis
Wavelike contraction of the walls of the intestines which propels contents onward.
Regicide
Act of killing a king.
Peristyle
Row of columns around a building or courtyard.
Devour
To eat greedily or ravenously.