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synonyms for slow on the uptake

  • dull
  • dumb
  • limited
  • simple
  • stupid
  • dim
  • backward
  • dense
  • dimwitted
  • dunce
  • imbecile
  • moronic
  • obtuse
  • thick
  • unresponsive
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antonyms for slow on the uptake

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  • bright
  • intelligent
  • sharp
  • smart
  • active
  • busy
  • cognizant
  • fast
  • hurried
  • on time
  • quick
  • rapid
  • ready
  • waiting
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How to use slow on the uptake in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
“The sepoys have come in from Meerut,” he announced with the slow tick of the earliest form of apparatus.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It is not surprising after this to learn that some children are slow in seizing the representative character of acting.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
And he was not slow to notice that his visitor looked fatter each time he saw him.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
This is a slow process, but earnest hearts and united minds will render it a sure one.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
I believe so, and I make it a point both with my pupils and myself to practice slow motions.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It is much easier to strike quickly than slowly, but practice in the slow movement will develop both muscular and nervous power.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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WORDS RELATED TO SLOW ON THE UPTAKE

  • backward
  • dense
  • dim
  • dimwitted
  • dull
  • dumb
  • dunce
  • imbecile
  • limited
  • moronic
  • obtuse
  • simple
  • slow on the uptake
  • stupid
  • thick
  • unresponsive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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