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lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
conglomerate - corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.