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supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
contaminate - pollute
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
grotto - small cavern
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)