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lagging

adjective

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lagging

verb
present participle of lag

Synonyms & Antonyms of lagging (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • during the fourth quarter the whole team seemed to lag

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The first known use of lagging was in 1851

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“Lagging.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lagging. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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