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::: stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
::: insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
::: herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
::: herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
::: confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
::: lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
::: obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
::: opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
::: attenuate - make thin; weaken