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synonyms for foot dragging

  • barrier
  • deterrent
  • drawback
  • handicap
  • hitch
  • impediment
  • interference
  • interruption
  • obstacle
  • snag
  • stumbling block
  • albatross
  • baggage
  • bar
  • catch
  • check
  • clog
  • crimp
  • drag
  • encumbrance
  • glitch
  • gridlock
  • hang-up
  • impedance
  • intervention
  • joker
  • limitation
  • lock
  • millstone
  • restraint
  • restriction
  • stoppage
  • trammel
  • Catch-22
  • ball and chain
  • cumbrance
  • excess baggage
  • jam-up
  • monkey wrench
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antonyms for foot dragging

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • help
  • opening
  • freedom
  • liberation
  • release
  • advance
  • encouragement
  • expedition
  • promotion
  • push
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How to use foot dragging in a sentence

The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
I find myself chained to the foot of a woman, my noble Cornelia would despise!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
We had now approached closely to the foot of the mountain-ranges, and their lofty summits were high above us in mid-air.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
A few moments afterward he was seen dragging his own trunk ashore, while Mr. Hitchcock finished his story on the boiler deck.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
We see the whole land, even if but at a distance, instead of being limited merely to the spot where our foot treads.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
But there is a pinnacle of human success and of human opinion, on which human foot was never yet permitted to rest.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The croupier pushes the seven hundred and forty pounds of the unlucky player a foot nearer to the bank.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Once the rope got tangled around Squinty's foot, and he jumped over it to get free.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
At the foot of the pass, the valley widened a little, though still with steep, snow-capped cliffs crowding it on either side.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The troopers slashed at the men on foot and the sepoys fired indiscriminately at any one on horseback.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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