Proceeding at a tediously slow pace: a slow-footed story. (adjective)
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Use "slow-footed" in a sentence
"The Obama administration's recent failure to stand up for a strong Net Neutrality rules, its slow-footed response to the export of invasive snooping technologies, and apparent reluctance to abandon the idea of an Internet "kill switch" all suggest a double standard in what the administration seeks for foreign governments and what it will accept in the United States."
"Just 15% of Lin's assists have been for shots from Anthony's preferred distance—while 45% are near the rim mostly to Chandler and 33% go towards 3-pointers, where the slow-footed Novak has feasted on open shots, scoring at least 15 points in three of four Lin starts."
"Lee, who became the first Phillies pitcher to steal a base in the postseason in Game 1, ran for the slow-footed Stairs."