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  • The stream here was wide, moving sluggishly over a bed of black sand. Cited from Adventures in Southern Seas, by George Forbes
  • In either case, they explain how it is that we have a world moving so sluggishly. Cited from Lord Ormont and his Aminta by Meredith, v4
  • She struggled a little with her sluggishly working mind, and slowly put her thoughts into words. Cited from The Law and the Lady, by Wilkie Collins
  • It came in a time of need; for he was getting old, and his mind moved more sluggishly. Cited from English Literature, by Henry Coppee
  • The current of her days in narrow channels sluggishly flows toward its close. Cited from The Little Lady of Lagunitas, Richard Henry Savage
  • His blood moved sluggishly, he was short of breath, the cold was bitter. Cited from The Winds of Chance, by Rex Beach
  • The smoke moved sluggishly up through the still air. Cited from The Intrusion of Jimmy, by P.G. Wodehouse
  • It was only his right arm that was affected by paralysis, and moved rather sluggishly. Cited from Three Cities: Paris, Vol. 2, by Emile Zola
  • She had been running sluggishly, which had been noticed by the crew members from previous voyages.
  • He boarded the car, which was late, and moving sluggishly through the snow. Cited from By the Light of the Soul, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • And that current will flow, sluggishly or rapidly, towards war. Cited from What is Coming?, by H. G. Wells
  • Sluggishly the car rolled up before it and came to a dead and silent halt. Cited from The Black Bag, by Louis Joseph Vance
  • The rivulet ran red with blood, and sluggishly spread its current around barriers of dead men. Cited from In the Valley, by Harold Frederic
  • My progress was soon interrupted by a stream, flowing sluggishly to my left. Cited from Who Goes There?, by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  • The road full of moving people was like another river, flowing only more sluggishly then the Ebar itself. Cited from The Luck of Thirteen, by Jan Gordon and Cora J. Gordon
  • But the right-hand side you will see an undoubted amoeba, moving sluggishly across the field. Cited from The Poison Belt by A. Conan Doyle
  • They both saw at once the two-masted vessel that was rolling sluggishly in the sea. Cited from Six Little Bunkers at Mammy June's, by Laura Lee Hope
  • Other governments took the matter up very sluggishly. Cited from The Age of the Reformation, by Preserved Smith
  • They pulled together, making fast at each turn on the cleats, and the hidden weight rose sluggishly. Cited from Captains Courageous, by Rudyard Kipling
  • Soon ice settled thickly on the boat, making her ride sluggishly.
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Meaning of sluggishly

  • adverb In a sluggish manner
    the smoke rose sluggishly