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sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
interminable - endless
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
monarchy - government under a single ruler
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump