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stagnant

/stag·nant/ (stag´nant)
1. motionless; not flowing or moving.
2. inactive; not developing or progressing.

stagnant

(stăg′nənt)
adj.
Not flowing or moving, and often foul-smelling or stale: stagnant ponds; stagnant air.

stag′nan·cy n.
stag′nant·ly adv.
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