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torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
satirical - using satire; mocking
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)