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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
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
impious - irreverent
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
culprit - one guilty of a crime
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply