Slow-in sentence example

slow-in
  • Dean figured with everything happening, sleep would be slow in coming.

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  • But these reforms were of necessity slow in their beneficial operation.

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  • As Kant put it, this was "the proclamation of a great reform, which, however, will be slow in manifestation and in progress, and which will affect not only your people but others as well."

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  • From Italy, France and Germany the fathers were slow in appearing at Basel.

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  • Kutusov had been very slow in exploiting his success of the 24th and indeed had begun the pursuit in a false direction; but about the 2nd of November, headquarters of the French being at Vyazma, the Cossacks became so threatening that the emperor ordered the army to march (as in Egypt) in hollow square.

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  • Lead exposed to ordinary air is rapidly tarnished, but the thin dark film formed is very slow in increasing.

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  • It has often been said of the Japanese that they are slow in forming a decision but very quick to act upon it.

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  • The advance of Bilderling, however, necessarily methodical and slow in any case, had taken more time than was anticipated.

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  • The crisis of their fate was not slow in coming.

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  • The ideas of the Revolution were slow in penetrating to this ignorant peasant population, which had always been less civilized than the majority of Frenchmen, and in 1789 the events which roused enthusiasm throughout the rest of France left the Vendeans indifferent.

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  • Scaliger called him "a povertystricken talent, slow in operation; his work is very commonplace; he aped his father."

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  • Alytes is nocturnal and slow in its movements.

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  • The establishment of a united Turkey on a constitutional and nationalist basis was, however, not slow in producing a fresh complication in the Eastern Question.

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  • King Roderic, who had escaped to Lusitania, and the noble Goths, who had fled from Toledo, would certainly not be slow in making efforts to regain what they had lost.

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  • This Abu Salama seems to have had scruples against recognizing Abul-Abbas as the successor of his brother Ibrahim, and to have expected that the Mandi, whom he looked for from Medina, would not be slow in making his appearance, little thinking that an Abbasid would present himself as such.

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  • Californians were enthusiastic republicans, but found the benefits of republicanism slow in coming.

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  • Corps, which were lying too far back and were very slow in coming on the scene.

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  • Army, which had been slow in getting under way, and for the Carnia force.

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  • His romances have some likeness to those of Richard son; they are moral, long-winded, and slow in evolution, but written in an exquisite style, and with much knowledge of human nature.

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  • The process of destruction, slow in some places, is so rapid in others that it can be traced even from month to month - the incessant work of the waves washing away the soft strata at the base of the cliffs and leaving the summits unsupported.

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  • Yet Turreau's crimes were almost surpassed by Carrier, the representative on mission at Nantes, who, finding the guillotine too slow in the destruction of his prisoners, adopted the plan of drowning them wholesale.

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  • The natives show themselves very slow in adopting European habits in food, clothing and house-building.

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  • The Lacedaemonians refused to pay the fine above mentioned; the Athenians protested against the treatment of Amphissa, and were slow in accepting the decisions given under the influence of Macedon.

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  • The new county councils were generally induced to further attempts at technical instruction and to assist them out of the rates, but progress in this direction was necessarily slow in a country where organized industries have hitherto been so few.

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  • The theological censures which the book did not fail to incur were not slow in making themselves felt.

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  • Early in the lecture he mentioned the self-inductance of electromagnets and pointed out that large ones with heavy armatures can be slow in response.

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  • Children with cerebral palsy may be slow in reaching normal developmental milestones.

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  • Very slow in its movements, it rarely descends to the ground, but, when it does, walks upright like the other members of the group. It is found throughout the forests which clothe the mountains on the east coast of Madagascar, and also in a limited district on the northwest coast, the specimens from the latter locality being of smaller size and rather different in colour.

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  • The changes produced at a distance by distribution of toxins may be very manifold - cloudy swelling and fatty degeneration, serous effusions, capillary haemorrhages, various degenerations of muscle, hyaline degeneration of small blood-vessels, and, in certain chronic diseases, waxy degeneration, all of which may be widespread, are examples of the effects of toxins, rapid or slow in action.

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  • The other, whose appearance particularly struck Pierre, was a long, lank, round-shouldered, fair-haired man, slow in his movements and with an idiotic expression of face.

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  • It is slow in starting to flower, hardly beginning until July.

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  • In general, experts distinguish between those children who are slow in developing spoken language (language delay) and those who have difficulty achieving a milestone of spoken language (language disorders).

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  • This is actually the secret to MJ's hip thrust; build suspense by not dancing around too much preceding it, then choose a section of music that is fairly slow in tempo.

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