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perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
concatenate - link as in a chain
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy