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cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
baroque - highly ornate
skinflint - miser; stingy person
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country