Lightning and Sluggish


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Lightning adjective – Moving, proceeding, or acting with great speed.
Usage example: he made a lightning dash for the goal

Sluggish is an antonym for lightning.
Nearby Words: light, lightness, lighting
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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

Lightning is an antonym for sluggish.
Nearby Words: sluggishness, sluggishly
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  • Notably, the shift from the XM-800 T at tier three, as a lightning fast auto-cannon armed scout vehicle, to the rank four Swingfire Anti-Tank missile carrier which is relatively sluggish, and can only attack while sitting completely still.
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