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::: perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
::: matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
::: preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
::: halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
::: precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: pinnace - small boat
::: penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
::: epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short