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::: redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
::: bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
::: genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
::: static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
::: forebears - (forbears) ancestors
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
::: reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
::: suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
::: nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement