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desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
breadth - width; extent
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)