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atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
vulpine - like a fox; crafty
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
traverse - go through or across
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
trite - hackneyed; commonplace