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Adjective
Mentally deficient or underdeveloped
Adjective
Foolish or lacking in sense
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Put off till a later time
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Intellectually disabled, medically defined as having an IQ (intelligence quotient) below 70 in addition to deficits in two or more adaptive behaviors (which means having problems with basic functional skills that affect everyday, general living)
Adjective
(idiomatic, figuratively) Delayed or made slower
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Past tense for to prevent from progress
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“A new gas-based fire-protection system has also been installed, which reduces the level of oxygen in the room to retard a fire.”
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Past tense for completely disrupt
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Past tense for to decrease in sensitivity
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Past tense for cause to seem small or insignificant in comparison
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