slowpoke

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slowpoke

Someone who moves or does things in a particularly slow or sluggish manner; someone who is or has been dawdling. We're never going to finish our project by the deadline with this slowpoke weighing us down! Hurry up, slowpoke! We're not going to wait all day for you to catch up with us.
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The Ghibli S can churn through to 100-kmh in 5 seconds flat from a 410-hp output, while the standard version is no slow poke in comparison doing 0- to 100-kmh in 5.
And the jury is still out on whether this Mexican is an archetypical slow poke or a true Speedy Gonzalez.
Sears is not exactly a slow poke in taking advantage of these changes, lifestyle changes.
Hard candies such as Lemon Head, Red Hots and Slow Poke suckers have also originated from Weidenmiller die rolls.
My apologies for lumping immigration with the other slow pokes.
Most people at least manage to make it to the store to pick up that gift card, however, one in five (20%) go online for an e-gift card, the ultimate choice for slow pokes.
SLOW POKES Edge-on, false-color view of a silicon photonic crystal whose hole-pocked structure slows down light long enough to be stored as data.