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artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating