One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The editor was resting casually in his leather chair, torpidly thumbing through a pile of photographs.’
- ‘His performance, torpidly solemn and self-conscious as a potential Oscar winner, has a fraction of the zip of his comic turns in Pirates of the Caribbean and Ed Wood.’
- ‘While racing's authorities torpidly contemplate these implications, jockeys must earn their daily rice-cake.’
- ‘A Cuban cigar rested between his right index and middle fingers, burning torpidly.’
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