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doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
sluggard - lazy person
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment