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Sloth: A Dictionary for the Lazy

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Transparent the cloudiness of languor via leafing throughout the dictionary that defines the idlest of vices. A abeyance (uh-BEH-uhns) NOUN: Being in a nation of transitority state of no activity. The be aware is usually preceded via “in” or “into. ” abjure (ab-JUR) VERB: to prevent or abstain from; to recant or surrender, almost certainly lower than oath. abortive (ah-BAWR-tiv) ADJECTIVE: Failing to return to crowning glory. Her pre-emptively ABORTIVE nature left remnants of tasks in growth strewn concerning the residence. abstain (ab-STAYN) VERB: To chorus from doing whatever fascinating; frequently utilized in relation to alcohol intake or sexual intercourse. accumbent (uh-KUHM-buhnt) ADJECTIVE: In a reclined place; recumbent. acedia (uh-SEE-dee-uh) NOUN: A country of indifference, particularly relating to religious or non secular concerns. aimless (EYM-lis) ADJECTIVE: with out a transparent course; purposeless. aloof (uh-LOOF) ADJECTIVE: Disinterested or detached. amble (am-BUHL) VERB: to maneuver at a sluggish velocity; meander. The previous guy might AMBLE aimlessly among the sofa and the mattress once or twice an afternoon. apathetic (ap-uh-THET-ik) ADJECTIVE: Uncaring or bored stiff. aposiopesis (ap-uh-sy-uh-PEE-sis) NOUN: preventing speaking in the course of a sentence, both since you bodily can't or mentally do not need to; an unfinished idea. I don’t imagine necessity is the mummy of invention. Invention, in my view, arises without delay from idleness, probably additionally from laziness. to avoid wasting oneself hassle. —AGATHA CHRISTIE ardorless (AHR-der-lis) ADJECTIVE: with no heat or ardour; loss of enthusiasm. She used to be so ARDORLESS that her face remained chilly and bored, even if keeping her infant daughter. B bottom (BAK-syd) NOUN: Buttocks; rearend. backrest (BAK-rest) NOUN: A help or leisure for one’s again. bagatelle (bag-uh-tel) NOUN: something of little significance; a very simple activity. Her day is stuffed with many small and meaningless actions; each one BAGATELLE challenging little or no of her recognition. baked (BAY-kt) ADJECTIVE: Intoxicated to the purpose of lethargy. flinch (bawk) VERB: to forestall oneself from relocating ahead; to hesitate from reaching a target. Sloth and silence are a fool’s virtues. —BENJAMIN FRANKLIN barnacle (BAHR-nuh-kuhl) NOUN: whatever that attaches itself to whatever else in a dogged demeanour; a crustacean that gloms onto the ground of a ship. beachcomber (BEECH-koh-mer) NOUN: actually, somebody who combs the seashore searching for valuables that others can have left in the back of. beck (bek) NOUN: A sign or gesture to summon or direct anyone. mattress (bed) NOUN: a section of furnishings upon which one sleeps or rests. bedfast (BED-fast) ADJECTIVE: constrained to one’s mattress. bed room (BED-room) NOUN: A room meant for snoozing. boondoggle (BOON-dog-hul) NOUN: An task that's wasteful or unnecessary yet supplies the looks of getting price. while used as a verb, it might probably suggest to misinform or to have interaction in an job of little price. bootless (BOOT-lis) ADJECTIVE: Failing to accomplish outcome or virtue; fruitless.

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