sloth


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Synonyms for sloth

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a disinclination to work or exert yourself

any of several slow-moving arboreal mammals of South America and Central America

apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)

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The sloth cake |(main), some of the detail closer up (top) and the cake's creator Vicki Smith
He said: "Visiting the sloth sanctuary was one of the highlights - I completely fell in love with the animals.
In short, as John Sinclair puts it, the cornice of sloth "is the only one of the seven terraces of Purgatory in which there is no prayer or office of the Church, and no reader of Dante will suppose the omission to be accidental.
Actually, it's listed as sloth rather than laziness, principally because sloth doesn't take so long to say.
She said that the sloth had huge claws that it used for the purpose of digging deep tunnels and created real underground cities.
Using morphologic criteria, we identified all 16 ticks collected from the sloth as Amblyomma geayi (Figure, panel B).
Exploring sloth organs during necropsies, Cliffe and the sanctuary staff at first thought the bits of webbing and adhesions were caused by old injuries.
student specialises in embroidery and created the sound suit, accompanying headdress and collaborative track with musician Toby Wilson, aka Dr Sloth.
The paperwork aquarium staff produced didn't convince the Bocas del Toro authorities, who hadn't received any word of the impending sloth export.
The argument, which was originally outlined in a book called The Ghosts Of Evolution by Connie Barlow, published in 2000, is that avocados had no right to survive once the giant sloth and other megafauna became extinct.
Becky Cliffe has been working at the Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica for some time and, using the money she raised, will now carry out an exhaustive study of the animals in the country's extensive jungles over the next few years.
Ole Sloth Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank, said, "Elevated speculative positioning in crude oil poses a more substantial risk, particularly with uncertainty over the economic strength of the US and China.
nap since he was two years old because he detests sloth above all he is
The South American nation of Suriname holds some of the most pristine tropical rainforest on Earth, sustaining a rich diversity of creatures, including the jaguar, poison dart frog, giant river otter and three-toed sloth.