slow march


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slow march

n
(Military) military a march in slow time
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No, you must remember to loaf out at slow march, Bunny, whether you like it or not.
advanced in slow march passing before the main dais.
Later the newly Commissioned Officers marched-out from behind the Fort wall, especially erected for the parade, in slow march to the poignant notes of Auld Lang Syne acknowledging the first salute given to them by their immediate juniors.
YOU can gauge how badly Arsene Wenger's slow march into what will surely be retirement is going by the widespread indifference to his team's struggles.
There are reasons to believe, however, that a mainstream move toward higher densities may look more like a slow march than a sprint.
UPWARD BOUND AGAIN--The daily price of an OPEC barrel continues its slow march upward and is now comfortably above $50.
I'm not normally an emotional chap but escorting the Roll of Honour with that slow march with a slow drumbeat.
The nearly 640-kilometer-wide storm blew ashore in the morning in the mostly cleared-out Florida Keys and began a slow march up the state's west coast.
In a dignified manner and synchronized with tune played by the PMA Band, Senior Division left the drill square in slow march.
After a slow March, when hiring probable was held down by a winter storm, the US economic engine added an estimated 211,000 net new positions in April while the jobless rate declined a tenth to 4.
However, the slow march towards regulation and government recognition stunts Bitcoin's prospective growth.
And, as the recent coup attempt in Turkey demonstrates, a slow march toward dictatorship is a leading indicator of future instability.