sluggard


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Synonyms for sluggard

a self-indulgent person who spends time avoiding work or other useful activity

resistant to exertion and activity

Synonyms for sluggard

an idle slothful person

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His fascination with classical sculpture, expressed in several of his photographic series, was marked here by the presence of The Sluggard, 1978, showing a statue of a young man who stretches his arms as if he has just awakened.
Silviniaco Conti is no sluggard and dropping back to 2m5f should not inconvenience him, especially with conditions sure to be testing.
The cover art, done by a Greek artist who befriended the band on Instagram, features an image of naked Biblical sculpture The Sluggard, with a strategically placed orange sweet on its torso.
2); when Alice attempts to recite "'Tis the voice of the sluggard," the Mock Turtle comments that the result "sounds like uncommon nonsense" (Ch.
For the Word Yields, if with unpresumptuous faith explored, Power at whose touch the sluggard shall unfold His drowsy rings.
For what is the least powerful engine in the X4 line up, the xDrive20d is no sluggard.
So, for what is the least powerful engine in the X4 line-up, the xDrive20d is no sluggard.
From what we see elsewhere, however, the theatre is not sluggard in catching up with reality.
It is not a tear-away tourer in the way of some German rivals, but it is not a sluggard either and it OVERTAKES safely and smartly and cruises very quietly on main roads.
It is not a tear-away tourer in the way of some German rivals but it is not a sluggard either and it overtakes safely and smartly and cruises very quietly on main roads.
lain Thomson, US Remains Global Sluggard in Broadband Speed
The poet also gathers into his company, one at a time, such "sermon-fliers" as the gambler, the drunkard, the mocker, the liar, and the sluggard.
But the 875's main competitors were the Imp and the BMC Mini and it stood up very well against such classics With a 0-60mph sprint of 16 seconds, and only 14 seconds for the lighter van, the 875 was no sluggard, as was proved by an Autocar magazine road test in 1966.
A 19th century writer has described the times in rather apocalyptic terms: "The Catholic missions of the East were paralyzed and for the greatest part destroyed at the beginning of the fifteenth century by the fearful plagues which had desolated the convents of Europe by the still more dreadful lukewarmness that hag-rode the sluggard orders, and by the great schism most terrible of all that for thirty-nine years rent the Western Church.