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::: stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
::: discombobulated - discomposed; confused
::: cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
::: meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
::: forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
::: capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
::: severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
::: parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
::: masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
::: foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)