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pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
mirth - merriment; laughter
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street