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[sloh-moo-ving] /ˈsloʊˈmu vɪŋ/
proceeding with or characterized by slow, sluggish, or leisurely movement or activity.
Origin of slow-moving
First recorded in 1635-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The village life, though rude and slow-moving, was hearty and cheerful.

  • Any questions that might have occurred to him were banished from his slow-moving thoughts.

    The Watchers of the Plains Ridgewell Cullum
  • A fatiguing stairway of nine hundred steps leads to the top, and there is also a slow-moving elevator.

  • “Look, Rebby,” she said, pointing in the direction139 of the slow-moving craft.

    A Little Maid of Old Maine Alice Turner Curtis
  • In the darkness Time crept along like a crippled thing, slow-moving, hideous.

    The Thing from the Lake Eleanor M. Ingram

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