lumber along

lumber along

to lope or walk along heavily and awkwardly. The horses were lumbering along very slowly because they were tired out. They were lumbering along, hoping to get there on time.
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But, being mining machines rather than conventionally weaponized suits, they lumber along, making even battles against screenfilling creatures seem tame.
government still lumber along at 19th-century speed -- to our nation's detriment.
CLINTON - Those big piles of lumber along Route 110 on the Sterling border look like logging operations in the Northwest.
EcoBlu protected lumber along with Eco Shelters is a perfect way for us to do our part helping the US economy while helping these kids get another shot at life," added Conboy.
As those autumn leaves fall, as the wind chills, those mountainous females who lumber along our summer streets, bare bellies wobbling along with muffin-tops, will, hopefully, slip a sweater over their gigantic jugs, a skirt over elephantine buttocks, and something, anything, to keep bingo-wings decently out of sight.
The fact that a log will produce low-value and high-value lumber along with other low-value waste by-products (e.
Having him lumber along also adds literary richness to a story that moves a little too much like a modern thriller despite the weight of its Victorian clothing.
factor - just look at its long curly eyelashes, the huge ears that flap realistically, the massive legs that lumber along at three miles an hour and its trunk that swirls mischievously spraying blasts of water at unsuspecting onlookers.
Twenty years ago you could set a direction for your business, define a value proposition, and then lumber along pursuing that.
A tractor-trailer hauling laminate lumber overturned on the McKenzie Highway on Monday, hitting two trees and a power pole and spilling lumber along the side of the road.
In comparison, today's state-of-the-art computer chips lumber along at a sedate [10.
En route, trucks brimming with harvested leaves lumber along Apostoles country roads, evidence in May that the cultivating season has begun.
Many dairy cows lumber along with chronic mammary gland infections that jack up the number of infection-fighting white blood cells in their milk--especially during the dog days of summer.
I'll just lumber along, blissfully ignorant of what I really need to see and hear -- which are things that don't merely confirm my preconceptions about the world.
Rather than lumber along a path that may have looked like a rut years later in retrospect, I had a child-like rush, and a myriad of new horizons opened.