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dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
convex - curving outward
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people