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adjective as in leisurely

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“I was expecting to be turned on, but I got through about the fourth chapter and found it very slow moving,” says Acworth.

Decades later, in 1974, a slow-moving train derailed, crashing in the same spot but resulting in no deaths or injuries.

But I do think I notice a few differences over time, some subtle movements upon a slow-moving clock.

Beyond the river, caramel plains rolled away to the distant horizon, spotted with acacia trees and slow-moving giraffe.

Observing the slow-moving procession was akin to watching a tranquil dream float by.

Perhaps it was his clothes that had given him a strange new grace, for in the old days he was a ponderous, slow-moving fellow.

Since the day before, he had been turning an idea over in his slow-moving mind, and now he sought to put it into words.

A slow moving mass of red and brown and white met the inquiring gaze of the boys.

How little they could divine the future or what the immutable, slow-moving course of little things could mean to each.

A quicker figure slipped before the square, slow-moving woman; it was Mary Burne, running down the stairs, dressed to go out.

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On this page you'll find 438 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slow-moving, such as: apathetic, careless, dull, inattentive, indifferent, and lackadaisical.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.