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torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
rotund - (of a person) fat and round
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
cerebration - thought; working of the brain
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
incarcerate - imprison
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst