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laggardly

[lag-erd-lee] /ˈlæg ərd li/
adverb
1.
in the manner of a laggard.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or being a laggard:
He behaved in a laggardly fashion.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; laggard + -ly
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  • While private companies have responded to the soaring cost of pensions, the public sector has been laggardly.

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