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perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
sentinel - sentry; lookout
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
fervent - ardent; zealous; hot
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy