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perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
manifold - many in number or kind; numerous; varied
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
abjure - renounce upon oath
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
lofty - very high
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look