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::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
::: addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
::: squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
::: checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
::: minatory - menacing; threatening
::: ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
::: reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
::: lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum