sloth

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsləʊθ/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/slɔθ or, esp. for 2, sloʊθ/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(slôth or, esp. for 2, slōth)


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sloth

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. sloth among [workers, students, the unemployed]
  2. needs to [shed, overcome, get rid of] his sloth
  3. [impeded, hampered, overcome] by sloth
  4. a [life, class, group] characterized by sloth
  5. a life of [idleness, selfishness] and sloth
  6. is [proof, evidence, the consequence] of their sloth
  7. religion: sloth is a deadly sin
  8. sloth is her main [downfall, weakness, failing]
  9. a whole [day, week, life] of sloth
  10. saw ground sloths (in the forest)
  11. sloths [hanging, dangling] from branches
  12. is as slow as a sloth
'sloth' also found in these entries:
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