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solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
accost - approach and speak first to a person
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done