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Synonyms for snail

freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell

edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic

gather snails

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The 21-year-old attempted to dummy his shot, but slipped - the ball rolling into the stunned goalkeeper's hands at a snail's pace.
Evolution doesn't have to operate at a snail's pace, even for snails.
So off he came at a snail's pace to provide a big talking point after the game.
This is a step in the fight direction, but unfortunately the ELI moves at a snail's pace," he said.
But so can drivers who drive at a snail's pace and who refuse to indicate when they change direction.
As long as you keep your form and let your muscles do the work, going at a snail's pace doesn't help a bit.
Sometimes national initiatives creep to the local level at a snail's pace.
But when it comes to the Internet service on his computer, the businessman from Oklahoma City is moving at a snail's pace.
However, identify and challenge those facets of your institution's operation that are crawling at a snail's pace for no good reason.