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salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
scanty - meager; insufficient
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work