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statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent