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Laziness

inertia

noun

a feeling of not wanting to move or do anything

sloth

noun

lazy behavior

laziness

noun

slackness

noun

timeserving

noun

idleness

noun

inactivity

noun

indolence

noun

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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