Learning English

Word: Torpor

Torpor [Noun]

Sentence: Hibernating bats will warm themselves out of torpor every week or two throughout the winter, for several hours at a stretch. (Source: www.nytimes.com)

Meaning: A state of inactivity – mental or physical

How To Remember?

A topper in studies or in any games is always engaged in one activity or the other. A topper does not get into a state of inactivitytorpor. Thus, remember: a topper does not do torpor!

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