The phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid.
synonym: retarding force.
Something that slows or delays progress.
Something tedious and boring.
Clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man).
A slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke):
— He took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly.
Dutch: haal, hijs, trek
The act of dragging (pulling with force).
Pull, as against a resistance.
Draw slowly or heavily.
Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action:
— Don't drag me into this business.
Dutch: verstrikken, verwikkelen
Move slowly and as if with great effort.
Dutch: slepen, voortslepen
To lag or linger behind:
— But in so many other areas we still are dragging.
Suck in or take (air).
Use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu.
Walk without lifting the feet.
Search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost.
Persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting.
Proceed for an extended period of time:
— The speech dragged on for two hours.
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