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slow (v):
lose velocity; move more slowly
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The car decelerated
Related Words: decelerateretarddown
slow (v):
become slow or slower
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Production slowed
Related Words: slackdown
slow (v):
cause to proceed more slowly
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The illness slowed him down
Related Word:  down
slow (s):
slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
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so dense he never understands anything I say to him.
never met anyone quite so dim.
although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick.
dumb officials make some really dumb decisions.
he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse.
worked with the slow students

Related Words: densedulldumbobtuse
slow (s):
(of business) not active or brisk
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business is dull (or slow).
a sluggish market

Related Word: sluggish
slow (a):
not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time
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a slow walker.
the slow lane of traffic.
her steps were slow.
he was slow in reacting to the news.
slow but steady growth
slow (a):
at a slow tempo
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the band played a slow waltz
slow (a):
(used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time
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the clock is slow
slow (s):
so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
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a boring evening with uninteresting people.
the deadening effect of some routine tasks.
a dull play.
his competent but dull performance.
a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention.
what an irksome task the writing of long letters is.
tedious days on the train.
the tiresome chirping of a cricket.
other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

Related Words: boringdulltedioustiresome
slow (r):
without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')
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he spoke slowly.
go easy here--the road is slippery.
glaciers move tardily.
please go slow so I can see the sights

Related Word: ly
slow (r):
of timepieces
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the clock is almost an hour slow.
my watch is running behind
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Every man has his price

Herkesin bir fiyatı vardır
If you offer someone enough money, he will be willing to do anything for you


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