And the plodding pace of the French justice system has a way of interfering with career plans, no matter what the ultimate ruling.
His likely successor, Ayman al-Zawahri, is cold, plodding, and officious.
Instead of trying to be something he is not, why not make the case to voters that boring and plodding can be good.
The tunes might be used to bang the drum to, but they provide a plodding pulse for American stamina.
Several feature films about Osama bin Laden have been plodding along for years.
"His en-jine's done busted," shouted the little ragged muleteer as he passed us on his plodding animals.
While you were looking for her, she was plodding away out of sight.
We are all concerned in seeing it checked, and simple truth and plodding inquiry once more given a chance.
We had been plodding on with the vague idea that it was a delightful book.
Far behind us strung the pack-outfit, plodding doggedly along.