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lag

verb dally, dawdle, decelerate, decrease, delay, diiinish in pace, ebb, fail, fall back, fall behind, get behind, go leisurely, hold back, idle, lag behind, linger, lose strength, move slowly, procrastinate, put off, saunter, slow up, take one's time, trail, wane
Associated concepts: implementation date
See also: delay, pause, procrastinate, stall
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Did one forge ahead an arrow found his heart; did one lag behind he never again was seen alive; did one stumble to one side, even for a bare moment from the sight of his fellows, he did not return--and always when they came upon the bodies of their dead they found those terrible arrows driven with the accuracy of superhuman power straight through the victim's heart.
Some of them might lag, but the guest of honour was not permitted to lag.
But, before he had gone five hundred yards, some other and different feeling would come upon him, and then he would lag again, and pulling his hat over his eyes, give way to the melancholy reflections which pressed thickly upon him.
There is an ecstasy such that the immense strain of it is sometimes relaxed by a flood of tears, along with which one's steps either rush or involuntarily lag, alternately.
Put on your hat, friend, and follow us, for you lag behind and are late.
Yet I am sensible of a great charm in this brightening moonlight; and I love to watch how the day, tired as it is, lags away reluctantly, and hates to be called yesterday so soon.
I must keep my eye upon the gun; the smoke will apprise me -- the report arrives too late; it lags behind the missile.
Definitions, Means, and Standard Deviations Standard Variable Definition Mean Deviations LAG The time period (100's of days) between when the firm files a rate request and the commission institutes a new set of rates.
When the City determines the need for services within one of these categories, the LAG process for consultant selection described in Section 1.
com) today reports the publication of a clinical field study on reducing jet lag symptoms after long haul flights with HumanCharger (http://www.
Key Words: Inflation, Economic Growth, Distributed Lag Models, Stability of Regression
LAG employs some 300 staff with production operations in Genoa, Ravenna and Padua.