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hummock - small hill; hillock
promontory - headland
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder