from The Century Dictionary.
- In a lagging manner; loiteringly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb In a lagging manner; loiteringly.
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- adverb So as to
lagor fall behind.
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Prosperity came laggingly enough to the Clemens household.
It was the afternoon of a hot, dusty August day when a worn, travel-stained pilgrim drifted laggingly into the office of the
It was April when Patricia came up the stairs, one night, laggingly.
It was laggingly done; for presently the talk fell into an easier flow, -- a wonder about Mr.. This, and speculation concerning Mr. That.
She followed laggingly, looking about her with infatuation.
Whether with the arrival of a younger and more energetic person she was voluntarily relinquishing her hold on her customary tasks, or whether a sudden collapse of her vitality forced her to do so, Lucy could not determine; nevertheless, it was perfectly apparent that she daily attacked her duties more laggingly and complained less loudly when things were left undone.
` ` Why, '' I said, laggingly, after the silence -- ` ` why did I call the child who used to play with me ` Wee Brown Elspeth '?' '
Very laggingly from around the piazza corner the girl reappeared.
But John Churchill walked laggingly, with bent head.
Passing the town-wharf laggingly like the maimed thing she was, limping nearer and nearer the spot whence she had set out three-quarters of an hour before, Mr. Carstairs's _Cypriani_ slowed down at an abandoned private landing -- the same one by which Peter's trunk had been conveyed ashore that morning -- and ran out her stairs.