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laggards

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someone who moves slowly or more slowly than others
  • tried to spur on the laggards at the back of the line during the hike

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“Laggards.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/laggards. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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