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synonyms for drag one's feet

  • decrease
  • diminish
  • fail
  • fall off
  • falter
  • slacken
  • slow
  • trail
  • wane
  • dally
  • dawdle
  • dillydally
  • drag
  • ebb
  • flag
  • hobble
  • idle
  • inch
  • jelly
  • limp
  • linger
  • loiter
  • lounge
  • plod
  • poke
  • procrastinate
  • retard
  • saunter
  • shuffle
  • slouch
  • stagger
  • stay
  • straggle
  • tail
  • tarry
  • tool
  • trudge
  • be behind
  • get no place fast
  • hang back
  • inch along
  • lose strength
  • put off
  • slow up
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antonyms for drag one's feet

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  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • grow
  • increase
  • raise
  • advance
  • complete
  • do
  • finish
  • go
  • hasten
  • hurry
  • leave
  • push
  • rise
  • run
  • rush
  • tiptoe
  • clear
  • boost
  • support
  • let go
  • reveal
  • continue
  • unplug
  • start
  • begin
  • lay bare
  • unstop
  • open
  • free
  • push
  • promote
  • help
  • forward
  • encourage
  • allow
  • advance
  • abet
  • unmask
  • liberate
  • release
  • uncover
  • unblock
  • permit
  • further
  • facilitate
  • assist
  • aid
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    How to use drag one's feet in a sentence

    He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
    CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
    Moreover, most of the burrows were only a few feet apart and no agonistic behavior was witnessed.
    SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
    Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    We all rose to our feet, and he shook hands with everybody without waiting to be introduced.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    He is rather tall and narrow, and wears a long abb's coat reaching nearly down to his feet.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    There was a lathe near the spot where David Arden stood, and shavings and splinters under his feet.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    Her feet felt rooted to the floor in the wonder and doubt of this strange occurrence.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    His strong legs and his broad, spade-like feet helped to make him a fine swimmer.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    Gold and silver make the feet stand sure: but wise counsel is above them both.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    I then found myself hoisted up by degrees, at least three feet higher than I was before.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
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    WORDS RELATED TO DRAG ONE'S FEET

    • drag one's feet
    • drag out
    • draw
    • draw out
    • extend
    • fill
    • lengthen
    • let out
    • pad
    • prolong
    • prolongate
    • protract
    • put rubber in
    • spin out
    • stretch
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