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dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
impecunious - without money