The much more ambitious Short-Tempered Clavier is a welcome relief from such musical torpidity
Although it now leaves her at the mercy of powerful men, her torpidity
is a post-traumatic, residual manifestation of the violent episode(s) precipitating her hysteria.
By dealing with (and according equal weight to) Ottoman involvements in both peace and war Aksan's study achieves the important objective of injecting life into a period of Ottoman history (1730-80) that was formerly best known for its torpidity
Theories of the connection between bank failures, monetary contraction and the more general macroeconomic torpidity
were widespread and varied.
To his credit, third-time franchise director Justin Lin tries to make amends for the midpoint torpidity
with a breathtaking climax which possibly destroys more vehicles than any other chase in history.
No 'jargon ridden pleonasm' here, as Martin's friend Evan might observe, and no turgid torpidity