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sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
asteroid - small planet
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.