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supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey
obsequy - funeral ceremony