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torpor
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Jane Eyre
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  • I know all your sisters have done for me since — for I have not been insensible during my seeming torpor — and I owe to their spontaneous, genuine, genial compassion as large a debt as to your evangelical charity.
  • The feeling was not like an electric shock, but it was quite as sharp, as strange, as startling: it acted on my senses as if their utmost activity hitherto had been but torpor, from which they were now summoned and forced to wake.

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  • She fell into a deep torpor.
  • And within five minutes, the class had sunk back into its usual torpor.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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