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Inert

Unable to move

Moving or acting very slowly

Sluggish

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Circumvent

To avoid being stopped by

To get around in a clever and sometimes dishonest way

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Heartfelt

deeply felt, very sincere

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Voluble

Easily rolling or turning

Glib, fluent

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Acquiescent

Tending to accept or allow what other people want or demand

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Induce

To move by persuasion or influence

To cause the formation of

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Somnolent

Drowsy, sleepy

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Befuddle

To confuse

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Hidebound

Not willing to accept new or different ideas

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Embolden

To make someone more confirent

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Derision

The use of ridicule or scorn to show contempt

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Lambaste

To attack verbally

To assault violently

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Stale

Not clean, clear or pure

Boring or unoriginal; banal; 陳腐

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Gradient

The rate of regular or graded upward or downward

Change in the value of a quantity

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Entail

To restrict by limiting

To assign, transmit for an indefinitely long time

To impose, involve or imply as a necessary result

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Antecedent

Something that came before something else

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Shackle

To prevent free action

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Admonish

To speak to in a way that expresses disapproval or criticism

To tell to do something

To give friendly advice or encouragement to

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Stifle

To stop from doing or expressing something

To not allow to do or express

To make difficult or impossible

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sparse

Thinly covering an area, less than necessary or normal

Present only in small amounts

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Bar

To prevent

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Disseminate

To spread

To cause to go to many people

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Recant

To renounce, to withdraw formally and publicly

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Repudiate

To refuse to accept

To say or show that is not true

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Teem

To be full of something

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encomium

Glowing and warmly enthusiastic pause

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Tribute

Something that you say, give or do to show respect, gratitude or affection

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Intrinsic

Belonging o the essential nature of a thing: occurring as a natural part of something

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aver

To say in a very strong and definite way

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Feign

To pretend to tell or be affected by

To Induce as a false impression