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purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
appall - dismay; shock deeply
missile - object to be thrown or projected
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
dishearten - discourage
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer