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stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
incorrigible - uncorrectable
dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon