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See definition of snails pace on Dictionary.com
  • as inslow motion
  • as insnail's pace

synonyms for snails pace

  • funeral pace
  • slow mo
  • snail's pace
  • turtle's pace
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How to use snails pace in a sentence

We have said it had been lightly laden at starting, which was the reason of the tremendous pace at which it travelled.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The Turks were no longer in mass but extended in several lines, less than a pace between each man.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
From that time its reputation has kept pace with its cultivation, until it now enjoys a world wide popularity.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He turned to Rabecque, and the sight of his face sent the lackey back a pace or two in very fear.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
From there on Piegan set a pace that taxed our horses' mettle—that was one consolation—we were well mounted.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Rabecque, reflecting his master's mood—as becomes a good lackey—rode silent and gloomy a pace or two in the rear.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The man called Shiv was driving Delancy's get-away car at a conservative pace so as not to excite suspicion.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
They hurry in a frenzy up the back-stairs about 1.25, and they pace up and down in a frenzy till half-past one.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
He was a heavy man, and mounting the stairs at such a pace tried his temper as well as his wind.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
The construction of railways in Canada has, in recent years, proceeded at a rapid pace.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
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