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moving slowly

adjective as in crawling

Strong match

adjective as in creeping

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Example Sentences

America has been moving slowly toward providing the rebels with greater support.

There was just Her Royal Self, moving slowly through the afternoon heat, as unspontaneous as ever.

Others argue that the U.S. Attorney is moving slowly and meticulously in order to make as many winnable cases as possible.

Tremulously he drew the bow across the middle string, his bloodless fingers moving slowly up and down.

Then he was moving slowly and very quietly as he heard voices coming from the other pale orange room.

The squares were black with people, quiet crowds, it would seem, moving slowly where they moved at all.

Those on horseback, moving slowly in circles, were spreading out gradually on either side of the main body, but not advancing.

And sometimes, against the sky, she could see a man and a team moving slowly to and fro in the field back of the house.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to move slowly, such as: dawdle, delay, hesitate, linger, loiter, and meander.

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