Brisk and Sluggish


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Brisk adjective – Having much high-spirited energy and movement.
Usage example: a brisk exercise that many athletes use to warm up

Sluggish is an antonym for brisk in topics: quick, chilly, fast-moving.
Nearby Words: briskness, briskly, brisked
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Sluggish adjective – Moving or proceeding at less than the normal, desirable, or required speed.
Usage example: the sluggish pace of the project is worrisome

Brisk is an antonym for sluggish in topics: inactive, lively.
Nearby Words: sluggishness, sluggishly
Antonyms for Sluggish
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movement brisk movement sluggish movement
business brisk business sluggish business
pace brisk pace sluggish pace
speed brisk speed sluggish speed
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