Crossword Clue & Answers
14 July 2015
We found 21 answers for the crossword clue 'Sluggishly'.
Based on the recent crossword puzzles featuring 'Sluggishly' we have classified it as a cryptic crossword clue.
We have given Sluggishly a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.
As well as being a clue we've also seen Sluggishly as an answer itself some 9 times.
Sluggishly is a single word clue made up of 10 letters.
Definitions and usage
Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Sluggishly', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Sluggishly' and give you a hint.
- In a sluggish manner; "the smoke rose sluggishly"
With self-possession (especially in times of stress); "he spoke calmly to the rioting students"
Without question; "easily the best book she's written"
In a slow and lazy manner; "I watched the blue smoke drift lazily away on the still air"
In music; "Play this lento, please"
Slowly as if burdened by much weight; "time hung heavy on their hands"
Without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"
In a morbid manner or to a morbid degree; "he was morbidly fascinated by dead bodies"
In a gradual manner; "the snake moved gradually toward its victim"
In a languid and lethargic manner; "the men languidly put on their jackets"
In a self-collected or self-possessed manner; "he announced the death of his father collectedly"
In an indolent manner; "he lives indolently with his relatives"
In a listless manner; "they shook hands rather listlessly"
In a sluggish manner; "the smoke rose sluggishly"
In a slow, leisurely or prolonged way; "her voice was swift, yet ever the last words fell lingeringly" -Rossetti
With intention; in an intentional manner; "he used that word intentionally"; "I did this by choice"
Without energy; in a lethargic manner; "he hung around the house lethargically"
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