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stagnant
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • A trumpet call, clear and beautiful, floated into the stagnant air.
  • The air in the little square chamber above the bells was hot and stagnant, and smelt overpoweringly of pigeon dung.

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  • stagnant water
  • A stagnant bilge along the lower bulkhead filled with wet papers and trash.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road

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