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perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin