periergy

Periergy

Per"i*er`gy\, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? overcareful; ? about, beyond + ? work.]

1. Excessive care or diligence. [Obs.]

2. (Rhet.) A bombastic or labored style. [R.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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