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languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner