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- adj. relating to the peripheral and unimportant aspects of life
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But I don't want to have it in a hole-in-corner way, a bit at a time, first one and then another.
After he was released on bail: That couple of months immediately preceding that, while I was still under suspicion, was without doubt the most difficult period I think I have spent - living this hole-in-corner existence and with my life in effect being in abeyance.