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ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
analgesia - condition of being unable to feel pain
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic