Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a snail or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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snail +‎ -like

Examples

  • She watched the forest and the distant beach, the shadows of the scrub pines creeping over the sand, the oldest of sundials, marking the snaillike progress of the hours.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • In Candar, trading, while not snaillike in progress, was definitely a leisurely pursuit.

    The Chaos Balance

  • Despite its demonstrated snaillike gait, Evan didn't pause until the last vestige of light had been swallowed up by the forest behind him.

    Sentenced To Prism

  • Though he was conservative by nature, sometimes the snaillike caution of those occupying the highest Church positions irked him intolerably.

    The Thorn Birds

  • If, despite doing everything right, you’re experiencing snaillike progress, you can blame some of it on your great-grandparents!

    THE NEW ATKINS FOR A NEW YOU

  • If, despite doing everything right, you’re experiencing snaillike progress, you can blame some of it on your great-grandparents!

    THE NEW ATKINS FOR A NEW YOU

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