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placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
cloister - monastery or convent
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)