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emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
cerebration - thought; working of the brain
palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
bountiful - generous; graciously generous; showing bounty