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sluggard - lazy person
viand - food; CF. live
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
resolution - determination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender