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perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
adamant - hard; inflexible