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hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
approbation - approval
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick