Which is the defining quality of a
torpid atmosphere: dullness or humidity?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
The word torpid - which derives from the Latin
torpere, to be numb or stiff - denotes that
which is dull, apathetic, or sluggish.
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