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conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments