By that he means, and I soon discovered, that the pacing is languid and perfectly in keeping with real police procedure.
Once upon a time, French presidents were languid, detached, and rarely ever rushed.
I encountered Issa clothes at a Vogue charity sale, as Jemima Khan stretched out a languid hand to grab the same bargain.
His copy was lucid and languid in a way that a wire service or television type could cherish but never reproduce.
Though his motion was languid, the ball seemed to explode off his fingertips, to gather speed as it crossed the diamond.
He was tall with a high hat, a fine moustache and a tailcoat; he had melancholy eyes and a languid air.
Her applause was not languid applause, neither was it without discrimination.
Cynthia opened her languid eyes, and seeing the Duchess's dress stained with her blood, mutely drew it to her lips.
Mrs. Beaufort, languid and afflicted with headache, said little.
Mr. Calhoun handed her to a chair, where she began to use her languid but effective fan.
1590s, from Middle French languide (16c.) and directly from Latin languidus "faint, listless," from languere "be weak or faint," from PIE root *(s)leg- "to be slack" (see lax). Related: Languidly; languidness.