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stagnant
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The Two Towers
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  • There was running water at the bottom: it was in fact the bed of one of the many small rivers that trickled down from the hills to feed the stagnant pools and mires beyond.
  • The fens grew more wet, opening into wide stagnant meres, among which it grew more and more difficult to find the firmer places where feet could tread without sinking into gurgling mud.
  • Here the air was still, stagnant, heavy, and sound fell dead.

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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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