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stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable