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sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons