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defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss