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stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
hazardous - dangerous
thespian - pertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
aspirant - seeker after position or status
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
finite - limited
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching