snail

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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 chief minister revealed that he was unhappy during the CPEC-related briefing where he noticed that some projects were progressing at a snail's pace, while other schemes were yet to be started.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): The passengers of the Delhi blue line metro service today faced a technical snag as the line that connects Noida and Vaishali to Dwarka ran at a snail's pace around 5 p.
Suddenly I realized that our country's progress has been moving at a snail's pace.
Colin, who walks at a snail's pace after two strokes, has written to Lancashire Constabulary claiming damages for assault, false imprisonment and a breach of his human rights.
Conservationists say the gastropods are easy prey for the thieves because, yes, you've guessed it, they move at a snail's pace.
In fact business is going at a snail's pace when restaurant inspector Fernando Peire calls.
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.