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stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
prong - pointed projecting part
duration - length of time something lasts
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform