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::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
::: sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
::: grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
::: plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
::: luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
::: amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
::: noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
::: pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
::: deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
::: effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant