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protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience