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lofty - very high
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
hovel - shack; small wretched house
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory