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stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
isotope - varying from of an element
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)