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sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth