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garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
empirical - based on experience
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss