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fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
prong - pointed projecting part
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy