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perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
infirmity - weakness
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
mishap - unfortunate accident
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget