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::: languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
::: cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
::: recline - lie down
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
::: lineage - descent; ancestry
::: cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
::: blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: indict - charge; N. indictment