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cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
executioner - person administering capital punishment
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.