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prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness