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requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
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
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
recline - lie down
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate