slow but steady, Anderson has few definable moves but seems to get wherever he wants on the court.
As long as the slow annexation of the West Bank is sequestered away in WZO account books, Americans largely ignore it.
Blues in slow Motionby Stanley Crouch By the end something truly unexpected happened: of the two men, Obama came to seem older.
And while the shadow of war hangs over the emerald zone, foreign investment is likely to be slow.
The Rwandan success story was not without a price, and for some the scars were slow to heal, when they healed at all.
Toward Peter Niburg's lodging, then, they made a slow progress.
Progress may be slow—measured in inches and feet, not miles—but we will progress.
Progress was slow, but by evening the ridge on which stands Neby Samwil was secured.
There was indescribable rebuke in her slow emphasis of the words.
Mrs. Panfillen went towards her with slow, hesitating steps.
Old English slaw "inactive, sluggish, torpid, lazy," also "not clever," from Proto-Germanic *slæwaz (cf. Old Saxon sleu "blunt, dull," Middle Dutch slee, Dutch sleeuw "sour, tart, blunt," Old High German sleo "blunt, dull," Old Norse sljor, Danish sløv, Swedish slö "blunt, dull"). Meaning "taking a long time" is attested from early 13c. Meaning "dull, tedious" is from 1841. As an adverb c.1500. The slows "imaginary disease to account for lethargy" is from 1843.
1550s, "make slower;" 1590s, "go slower," from slow (adj.). Related: Slowed; slowing. Old English had slawian (intransitive) "to be or become slow, be sluggish," but the modern use appears to be a 16c. re-formation.