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inanimate - lifeless; not animate
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output