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Synonyms for draggingdrag·ging

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. draggingadjective

    marked by a painfully slow and effortful manner

    "it was a strange dragging approach"; "years of dragging war"

    Antonyms:
    effortless

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dragging":

    drag, dredging

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  1. Hoshyar Zebari:

    Prime Minister (Haider) al-Abadi kept dragging his heels. Every time we raised this issue with him, he said, 'Let’s wait until military operations are over', a whole city is being decimated. Look how much the government is contributing, as if they don’t care.

  2. Randy Frederick:

    Oil prices fell off a little bit after the market opened and that is probably what is dragging the market down.

  3. Jason Guggisberg:

    That wage conversation has been going on for years now, they've been dragging their feet, waiting to see what happens. The answer's always,' it's not in the budget.'.

  4. Sarah Binder:

    Trumps deep unpopularity limits lawmaking in another way, first, the Democratic base shows little interest in their representatives making deals with Trump that would give President Trump credit and enhance President Trump position for 2020. NAFTA 2.0 is a prime example. Really not clear whether Democrats will get the concessions their base groups demand or the extent to which the Speaker might be dragging her heels. Either way, that trade agreement is moving very slowly. And because the president is so unpopular nationally and with independents, theres limited pressure on Democrats to resolve problems.

  5. Myint Thein:

    Flooding will be worst during the rainy season and high tide, dragging salty water up into the land.

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