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::: stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
::: acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
::: forgo - (forego) give up; do without
::: orator - public speaker
::: meddlesome - interfering; V. meddle: interfere
::: viand - food; CF. live
::: entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick