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tor·pid [tawr-pid]
adjective
1. inactive or sluggish.
2. slow; dull; apathetic; lethargic.
3. dormant, as a hibernating or estivating animal.
origin: 1613, from L. torpidus "benumbed," from torpere "be numb or stiff"

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o·bliq·ui·ty [uh-blik-wi-tee]
noun
inclination, incline, slope, slant; leaning, tilt; bias, diagonal, zigzag, list, twist, sag, cant, lurch; distortion, etc.
origin: early 15c., from Fr. obliquité (14c.), from L. obliquitatem, noun of quality from obliquus

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About

tor·pid [tawr-pid]
adjective
1. inactive or sluggish.
2. slow; dull; apathetic; lethargic.
3. dormant, as a hibernating or estivating animal.
origin: 1613, from L. torpidus "benumbed," from torpere "be numb or stiff"

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o·bliq·ui·ty [uh-blik-wi-tee]
noun
inclination, incline, slope, slant; leaning, tilt; bias, diagonal, zigzag, list, twist, sag, cant, lurch; distortion, etc.
origin: early 15c., from Fr. obliquité (14c.), from L. obliquitatem, noun of quality from obliquus

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