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Lacking the ability or strength to move; lacking vigor; inactive.

Inertness

1

A person's manner of walking; the paces of an animal.

Gait

2

A person's look or manner, especially one of a particular kind indicating their character or mood.

Mien

3

Having knowledge or being aware of.

Cognizant

4

A limited region around a particular area; vicinity.

Vicinage

5

The ability to make good judgements and quick decisions, typically in a particular domain.

Acumen

6

Be vivacious and enthusiastic.

Effervesce

7

Inability to pay one's debts.

Insolvency

8

Holding firmly to an opinion or a course of action.

Pertinaciously

9

Unable to be destroyed; lasting.

Indissolubly

10

Of or relating to marriage or the relationship between husband and wife.

Conjugal

11

A licentious, dissolute person; recklessly extravagant or wasteful in use of resources.

Profligate

12

Impossible to stop or prevent; (of a person) impossible to persuade by request or entreaty.

Inexorable

13

A forcefully reproachful protest; an earnest presentation of reasons for opposition or grievance.

Remonstrance

14

Harmful, poisonous, or very unpleasant.

Noxious

15

Refuse to accept or be associated with; deny the truth or validity of; refuse to fulfill or discharge (an agreement, obligation, or debt).

Repudiated

16

Not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of something.

Incongruous

17

A person dedicated to sensual enjoyment; a person who cultivates refined taste (for something, especially food and drink [wine]).

Epicure

18

A beggar

Mendicant

19

Attempting to avoid notice or attention, typically because of guilt or belief that discovery would lead to trouble; secretively.

Furtively