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perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
alleviate - relieve (pain)
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises