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torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word