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cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
advent - arrival
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee