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torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
encircle - surround
gratuity - tip
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive