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torpid
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Jane Eyre
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  • The two ships becalmed on a torpid sea, I believed to be marine phantoms.
  • He said every nerve had been overstrained in some way, and the whole system must sleep torpid a while.
  • Wholly untaught, with faculties quite torpid, they seemed to me hopelessly dull; and, at first sight, all dull alike: but I soon found I was mistaken.

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  • a mind grown torpid in old age
  • torpid frogs

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