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torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
mirth - merriment; laughter
convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity