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The dragon tree is the slowest of growth among vegetables; it seems also to be slowest in decay.
Immediately from a miracle of lithe, swift grace, she changed into one of the slowest and most awkward of animals.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE
Colvin reined in his horse to the slowest of foot-paces, and stared at the cleft as though struck with an idea.
ALETTABERTRAM MITFORD
Slowest of all to apprehend this truth, though with honorable exceptions, are our military men.
MARY AND ISTEPHEN RETURN RIGGS
That, however, was not very fast—not faster than a frog could go—for the animal in question is one of the very slowest travellers.
THE DESERT HOMEMAYNE REID
When Albert went to ride again, it was on melting snow, with the slowest horse Troutt had.
A forest, or a single tree, is not replaced in a year, or in ten years; and the stately evergreen trees grow slowest of all.
The south and east sides of the hospital site had been the slowest in their growth.
HAUNTED LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
The Protestants were not the slowest, and therein they were not to be blamed.
The result was the slowest twenty-minutes work that either ever remembered.

WORD OF THE DAY

machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION