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 for torpid
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Torpid \Tor"pid\ (t[^o]r"p[i^]d), a. [L. torpidus, fr. torpere
     to be stiff, numb, or torpid; of uncertain origin.]
     1. Having lost motion, or the power of exertion and feeling;
        numb; benumbed; as, a torpid limb.
        [1913 Webster]
              Without heat all things would be torpid. --Ray.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Dull; stupid; sluggish; inactive. --Sir M. Hale.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Torpid \Tor"pid\, n. [See Torpid, a.] [Slang, Oxford
     University, Eng.]
     1. An inferior racing boat, or one who rows in such a boat.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     2. pl. The Lenten rowing races.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: slow and apathetic; "she was fat and inert"; "a sluggish
             worker"; "a mind grown torpid in old age" [syn: inert,
             sluggish, soggy, torpid]
      2: in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation;
         "dormant buds"; "a hibernating bear"; "torpid frogs" [syn:
         dormant, hibernating(a), torpid]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  139 Moby Thesaurus words for "torpid":
     Laodicean, Olympian, abeyant, abiding, aloof, apathetic, benumbed,
     blah, blase, bored, cataleptic, catatonic, changeless, comatose,
     constant, continuing, dead, debilitated, desensitized, detached,
     disinterested, dopey, dormant, droopy, drugged, dull, durable,
     enduring, enervated, exanimate, faineant, firm, fixed, flat, foul,
     frozen, groggy, heartless, heavy, hebetudinous, hopeless, immobile,
     immutable, in a stupor, in abeyance, in suspense, inactive,
     inanimate, indifferent, indolent, inert, insouciant, intact,
     inviolate, jaded, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, lasting,
     latent, leaden, lethargic, lifeless, listless, logy, lumpish,
     moribund, motionless, nonchalant, numb, numbed, passive, permanent,
     perpetual, persistent, phlegmatic, pluckless, pococurante, pooped,
     quiescent, remaining, resigned, rigid, sated, sedentary, slack,
     sleeping, sleepy, slothful, slow, slow-moving, slow-paced,
     sluggish, slumbering, slumberous, smoldering, sodden, solid,
     somnolent, soporific, spiritless, spunkless, stable, stagnant,
     stagnating, standing, static, stationary, staying, steadfast,
     stoic, stultified, stupefied, stupid, supine, suspended, sustained,
     tame, unaltered, unaroused, uncaring, unchangeable, unchanged,
     unchanging, unchecked, unconcerned, undestroyed, unfading,
     unfailing, uninterested, unshifting, unvaried, unvarying,
     vegetable, vegetative, wan, weary, withdrawn, world-weary

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