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perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features