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in duh luhnt

  • s  disinclined to work or exertion
    an indolent hanger-on
  • s  (of tumors, e.g.) slow to heal or develop and usually painless
    an indolent ulcer
    leprosy is an indolent infectious disease

  • The indolent dynasty of rulers has left the country impoverished and languishing.
  • At last summer's anniversary of the launch of the Cuban revolution, Ral spoke less about the glories of socialism and more about the economy's "deficiencies, errors and indolent .
  • Nor am I afraid that the Democratic Party is old and fat and indolent.
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  • Russell Crowe in USA Today
    What piqued my own curiosity is this indolent egotist, King John,Crowe says. "He ends up signing the first version of the Magna Carta before the end of his reign. How did that shift happen? What pressure was applied to King John in that...
  • Che Guevara in CNN
    When describing the differences in the strife between "Europeans" and "the black," the supposedly progressive-minded Che wrote, "their different attitudes of life separate them completely: the black is indolent and fanciful, he spends his money on...
  • Philip Beachy in
    Hedgehog isn't just making these cells grow and divide more, the signal is really converting them from being indolent to being highly invasive and dangerous,says Beachy.

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