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for July 12
languor n
  1. (uncountable) A state of the body or mind caused by exhaustion or disease and characterized by a languid or weary feeling; lassitude; (countable) an instance of this.
  2. (uncountable) Melancholy caused by lovesickness, sadness, etc.; (countable) an instance of this.
  3. (uncountable) Dullness, sluggishness; lack of vigour; stagnation.
  4. (uncountable) Listless indolence or inactivity, especially if enjoyable or relaxing; dreaminess; (countable) an instance of this.
  5. (uncountable) Heavy humidity and stillness of the air.
  6. (uncountable, obsolete) Sorrow; suffering; also, enfeebling disease or illness; (countable, obsolete) an instance of this.
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Word of the day
for July 10
gorge v
  1. (intransitive, reflexive) Often followed by on: To stuff the gorge or gullet with food; to eat greedily and in large quantities.
  2. (transitive) To swallow, especially with greediness, or in large mouthfuls or quantities.
  3. (transitive) To fill up to the throat; to glut, to satiate.
  4. (transitive) To fill up (an organ, a vein, etc.); to block up or obstruct; (US, specifically) of ice: to choke or fill a channel or passage, causing an obstruction.
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