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::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
::: intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
::: vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
::: hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
::: illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
::: imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
::: skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
::: sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
::: sherbet - flavored dessert ice