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sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
disparage - belittle
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial