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Search phrase: sluggish

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CymbelineCym IV.ii.205The ooze, to show what coast thy sluggish careThe Ooze, to shew what Coast thy sluggish care

Glossary

 14 result(s).
behindhandbackward, tardy, sluggish
dulldead, lifeless, sluggish, inactive
flaggingdrooping, pendulous, sluggish
heavyslow-moving, sluggish, laggard
muddy[of a young deer] sluggish, lazy
muddy-mettledsluggish, dull-spirited
restylazy, sluggish
resty-stiffstiff because too rested, sluggish
saplessfeeble, sluggish, lacking vigour
slow-gaitedslow-moving, sluggish
stiffunsupple, unathletic; or: lethargic, sluggish
stilllethargic, indolent, sluggish
tardy-gaitedslow-moving, sluggish
unactiveinactive, slothful, sluggish

Thesaurus

 14 result(s).
sluggishmuddy
sluggishstill
sluggishmuddy-mettled
sluggishtardy-gaited
sluggishdull
sluggishbehindhand
sluggishresty
sluggishunactive
sluggishresty-stiff
sluggishheavy
sluggishstiff
sluggishsapless
sluggishslow-gaited
sluggishflagging
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