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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adv. - In a daze.

Usage examples (28)
  • He agrees the government has responded "torpidly."
  • Disappointment washed through its mind as the man turned at the call of another of its kind and ran torpidly back toward the lights.
  • After which she dropped back once more into the lethargy of weakness, painfully conscious of the fact that relief was only to be found in lying torpidly still and silent.
  • So the night drew on with the men and dogs sleeping torpidly; with the old Wolf chuckling grimly as the shadows closed about him, and with the child in the cold above... for more
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