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Industrious adjective – Involved in often constant activity.
Sluggish is an antonym for industrious.
Nearby Words: industry, industrial, industriously, industrially
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Sluggish adjective – Slow to move or act.
Usage example: reptiles are naturally sluggish at low temperatures

Industrious is an antonym for sluggish in inactive topic.
Nearby Words: sluggishness, sluggishly
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