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perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension