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contortion
n. twisted or bent out version of its normal shape
frenzy
n. a state or period of uncontrolled excitement or wild behavior
stolid
adj. calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation
stagnant
adj. having no current or flow and often having an unpleasant smell as a consequence
recollection
n. the action or faculty of remembering something
alchemy
n. (figurative) process by which paradoxical results are achieved or compatible elements combined with no obvious ration expression or a seemingly magical process of transformation
fathom
v tr. understand ( a difficult problem or an enigmatic person) after much thought
cog
n. a wheel or bar with a series of projections on its edge that transfers motion by engaging with projections on another wheel or bar
fruitfully
adv. producing good or helpful results, productively
Apoplexy
n. unconsciousness or incapacity resulting from a cerebral hemorrhage or stroke