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inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
obsidian - black volcanic rock
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
bode - foreshadow; portend
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism