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lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
statute - law enacted by the legislature
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
euphoria - feeling of exaggerated or unfounded(ungrounded; baseless) well-being; feeling of great happiness or well-being (when unreasonable); ADJ. euphoriaric
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop