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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Monomeric 14-3-3 protein is sufficient to modulate the activity of the Drosophila slowpoke calcium-dependent potassium channel.
AECL), which developed the Slowpoke, to give up its sales program.
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Bungling of reauthorization of No Child Left Behind by a slowpoke Congress and a Constitution-oblivious president.
SLOWPOKE Kane stabs home to snatch victory for England
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In the cartoon world, who has a cousin called Slowpoke Rodriguez?
IHEs will continue to wrestle with tight budgets due to the slowpoke economy and bare-bones state budgets coupled with lackluster fundraising results.
Watch out" clears your lips, but not to worry, the bad man's draw and turn is slower than the chocolate slowpoke melting in your mouth.
We rubberneck it from our chairs, like when we slowpoke by a car wreck-- only this time we get to see the crash, too, thanks to the easy math involved: fool + breathing = pain and/or shame.
Also, as a helpful hint from a slowpoke, it's a good idea to speed things up because the purchase order screen "blinks" and resets to a blank screen if a user takes too long.