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Reducing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, restoring habitat, and cleaning up polluted sites can be a sluggish process without immediate reward.Bird songs got sexier during the COVID-19 shutdown|Ula Chrobak|September 24, 2020|Popular-Science
If your internet is still sluggish, the issue may be more local.
Jerry Brown fired Miller in the fall of 2011 as he sought to revive California’s sluggish economy.Oil Companies Are Profiting From Illegal Spills. And California Lets Them.|by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun, and Lylla Younes, ProPublica|September 18, 2020|ProPublica
If you’re feeling a little more sluggish than usual after months upon months of working and socializing from home, you aren’t alone.
That business was sluggish in the spring, Sibley said, though it has begun to come back over the past couple weeks.‘A healthy rebound’: Programmatic rally continues for publishers|Max Willens|September 3, 2020|Digiday
Yet, this year, even with God and Country counting on us, Black Friday sales were reportedly sluggish.
Dolores has abundant gripes, late arrivals, and a sluggish pace among them.Leaky Ceilings, Catcalls, and Uncaged Pythons: 4 Hours on NYC’s Worst Subway|Kevin Zawacki|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But if the sluggish status quo persists, then the candidate of “hope and change” will likely leave as divisive as his predecessor.Worst Fifth Year Ever? Maybe. But the Economy Will be the Judge of Obama|Jamelle Bouie|December 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Local authorities and international donors have come under intense criticism for what many see as a sluggish response.Typhoon Haiyan: The Philippine Village that Lost Its Men|The Telegraph|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The economy is still sluggish, unemployment is still high, and struggling families still need these benefits.GOP Aims to Cut $40 Billion Out of Food Stamps to Foil Illusory ‘Cheaters’|Jamelle Bouie|September 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If he had set out to arouse emotion in these two sluggish breasts he had done so with a vengeance.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
They set their club-topsail to catch the upper airs, but the last hour was sluggish sailing.The Rival Campers Afloat|Ruel Perley Smith
The Poles were either (p. 002) dull and sluggish boors or haughty and elegant, pleasure-loving nobles.
The long inactive, sluggish ecclesiastics suddenly seemed to feel the vigor to resist and the power to lead.
All three were natives of the soil, and somewhat sluggish in nature, like its sticky red shale.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman