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dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible