XlIX (XLVI) Electric Rays

“Who has not heard of the invincible skill of the dread torpedo and of the powers that win it it’s name?”


Carmina Minora of Calaudian

noun: torpor
  1. a state of physical or mental inactivity; lethargy.
    “they veered between apathetic torpor and hysterical fanaticism”
    synonyms: lethargy, torpidity, sluggishness, inertia, inertness, inactivity, inaction, slowness,lifelessness, dullness, heaviness, listlessness, languor, languidness, stagnation,laziness, idleness, indolence, shiftlessness, sloth, slothfulness, apathy, accidie,passivity, weariness, tiredness, lassitude, fatigue, sleepiness, drowsiness, enervation,somnolence, narcosis

    “he spent most of the journey in a state of torpor”
    antonyms: vigour, energy, animation


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