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::: indolent - lazy
::: luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
::: perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
::: contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
::: paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
::: bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
::: dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
::: paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal