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torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
aptitude - fitness; talent
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners