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repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
ligneous - like wood
febrile - feverish