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perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
agenda - items of business at a meeting
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
droll - queer and amusing