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torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
paramour - illicit lover
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory