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torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
patois - local or provincial dialect
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
mingle - mix together in close association