GRE Word List

SLUGGISH

lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell

The meaning of the word sluggish is lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell.

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gistessence; main point; substance
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dys-abnormal; impaired
unfledgedimmature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
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bulwarkstrong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends