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Synonyms for dragging

extending tediously beyond a standard duration

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marked by a painfully slow and effortful manner

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Faint and dizzy, I was vaguely aware of a strong arm around my body under the arms, and half-lifting me and dragging me along.
The soldiers were dragging the bodies away from the wheels when it happened.
But suddenly a storm came on, chromatic scales and diminished sevenths were heard in the orchestra, everyone ran off, again dragging one of their number away, and the curtain dropped.
The archers were dragging the culprits to the gibbets.
The Mexicans excelled at this savage sport; chasing their unfortunate victims at full speed; noosing them round the neck with their lasos, and then dragging them to death!
Another showed to him his bloody hands; for this fellow had ripped open Cornelius and disembowelled him, and was now hastening to the spot in order not to lose the opportunity of serving the Grand Pensionary in the same manner, whilst they were dragging the dead body of Cornelius to the gibbet.
I found greater success dragging off parallel with the double row (in other words, straight).
An obligation for investors to seriously attempt one or more methods of selling their interest without dragging along another shareholder;
3 : to move or cause to move along on the ground <You're dragging your scarf.
Dragging and dropping apples just gets you thrown out of the supermarket--but in your inbox it works magic.
A faster option is to simply type the 1 and hold down the Ctrl key while dragging the Fill Handle.