plodding


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hard monotonous routine work

the act of walking with a slow heavy gait

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(of movement) slow and laborious

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I have thought it needs many things but, stuck at Peterborough again because someone's stolen a toilet or something, I would often take plodding, or at the very least, moving, over anything else.
We live on the back of William Edwards' playing fields and all I can think is that she has been plodding around there for this whole time," she added.
Casey wasn't the only one impressed by Donald's accomplished plodding with current Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie monitoring his progress.
99 Fans of racing games are often disappointed if a game proves to be either too arcade-y or too much of a plodding simulation.
A modified joint might have made all the difference to scurrying crabs as they diverged from their plodding lobsterlike brethren.
What's left is a plodding revenge story, memorable only for the way it strips the last vestiges of interest from what was once a fascinating character.
With its intermittent pleasures and often plodding corps work, Balanchine's Symphonie Concertante falls short of his best work of the 1940s, including Theme and Variations, which it partly anticipated.
The work that Reumann does in the body of the book is too good and too easily lost under such plodding.
But driving it is like nothing else: EVs (fuel-cell cars are really electric cars) tend to be slow and plodding, but the Sequel peels out, zooming to 60 mph in only 10 seconds.
LOSS Life Without Hope (Deathgasm)--This is a pro re-release of the infamous demo released last year with two bonus tracks, Suicidal black doom in its purest form of slooow, tortured pace with growling voices and gloriously plodding riffs that cascade with despair and self demise.
Conner's silent film, accompanied by Patrick Gleeson's sound track, follows the plodding progress of filmmaking (moving equipment; tete-a-tetes between the director and crew) and features occasional appearances by star Paul Newman, greased up for his role as a convict on a Southern chain gang.
The American teaching model is as "outdated, outmoded and outlandish as an ox cart plodding down I-95," Smith argues.
Tom Hanks is particularly nice as the plodding FBI agent who proves to be the best friend and surrogate dad a boy could want.
So the tone of the essays is often too general to be either interesting or informative, and not helped, in some cases, by rather a plodding translation into English.
While the characters move around a lot, pacing seems strangely plodding.