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torpid
lacking physical or mental energy
ethereal
delicate or highly refined
pecuniary
relating to or involving money
inveterate
fixed in bad habit or practice
abstemiousness
not indulging in or involving excessive eating or drinking
leaven
a substance used to make dough rise, like yeast
encumbrance
somebody or something that hinders or burdens somebody
pertinacity
determinedly resolute in purpose, belief or action
obsequious
obsessively eager to please or obey all instructions
superfluous
not essential
ferule
a cane or rod used for punishing children
scintillation
the twinkling of stars
abject
allowing no hope for improvement
dissipation
overindulgence in the pursuit of pleasure by physical methods
magnanimity
great generosity or noble-spiritedness, or an action that reveals these qualities