December 29

torpor

Listen to torpor pronounced

torpor [TAWR-per]

noun. Lacking in vitality or interest.

The first time we tried Special K we got locked into “K-holes,” and sat there in a state of torpor for twelve long minutes.

December 28

expatiate

Listen to expatiate pronounced

[ek-SPAY-shee-ayt]

intrans. verb. To speak or write at length or in considerable detail. To wander.

My parents found me passed out with piss stains on my jeans so my father expatiated on the virtues of being a responsible drunk.