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ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.