Daily Vocabulary Update
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81). Perfunctory (adjective)
Meaning: (of an action) carried out without real interest, feeling, or effort.
Synonyms: cursory, desultory; quick, brief, hasty, hurried, rapid.
Usage: The guards gave a perfunctory look up and down the carriage.
82). Transient (adjective)
Meaning: lasting only for a short time; impermanent.
Synonyms: transitory, temporary, short-lived, short- term, ephemeral.
Usage: A transient post-war baby boom.
83). Reprobate (noun)
Meaning: an unprincipled person.
Synonyms: rogue, rascal, scoundrel, good-for-nothing, villain, wretch.
Usage: He had to present himself as more of a lovable reprobate than a spirit of Corruption.
84). Libertine (noun)
Meaning: a person, especially a man, who freely indulges in sensual pleasures without regard to moral principles.
Synonyms: philanderer, ladies‘man, playboy, rake
Usage: His image as an unbridled libertine is a total myth.
85). Tractable (adjective)
Meaning: (of a person) easy to control or inﬂuence.
Synonyms: controllable, manageable, malleable, governable, yielding,
Usage: She has always been tractable and obedient, even as a child.
86). Sedulous (adjective)
Meaning: (of a person or action) showing dedication and diligence.
Synonyms: diligent, careful, meticulous, thorough, assiduous.
Usage: He watched himself with the most sedulous care.
87). Intrepid (adjective)
Meaning: fearless, adventurous (often used for rhetorical or humorous effect).
Synonyms: fearless, unafraid, undaunted, dauntless, undismayed.
Usage: The intrepid band braved a precipitous mountain track.
88). Morose (adjective)
Meaning: sullen and ill-tempered.
Synonyms: sullen, sulky, gloomy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered
Usage: She was morose and silent when she got home.
89). Demur (verb)
Meaning: raise objections or show reluctance.
Synonyms: raise objections, object, take exception, take issue
Usage: Normally she would have accepted the challenge, but she demurred.
90). Equipoise (noun)
Meaning: balance of forces or interests.
Synonyms: equilibrium, balance, evenness, symmetry, parity
Usage: This wine represents a marvellous equipoise of power and elegance.