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listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
bestow - confer
fathomless - too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate