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premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression