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supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
consternation - great shock; dismay
sprightly - lively
partition - divide into parts
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference