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?”

Reference

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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