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torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
dynamic - energetic; vigorously active
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
odoriferous - giving off an odor
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
calamity - disaster; misery