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 for Flagging
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flag \Flag\ (fl[a^]g), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flagged (fl[a^]gd);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Flagging (fl[a^]g"g[i^]ng).] [Cf. Icel.
     flaka to droop, hang loosely. Cf. Flacker, Flag an
     1. To hang loose without stiffness; to bend down, as flexible
        bodies; to be loose, yielding, limp.
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              As loose it [the sail] flagged around the mast. --T.
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     2. To droop; to grow spiritless; to lose vigor; to languish;
        as, the spirits flag; the strength flags.
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              The pleasures of the town begin to flag. --Swift.
     Syn: To droop; decline; fail; languish; pine.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flagging \Flag"ging\, n.
     A pavement or sidewalk of flagstones; flagstones,
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flagging \Flag"ging\, a.
     Growing languid, weak, or spiritless; weakening; delaying. --
     Flag"ging*ly, adv.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: weak from exhaustion [syn: drooping, flagging]
      n 1: flagstones collectively; "there was a pile of flagging
           waiting to be laid in place"
      2: a walk of flagstones; "the flagging in the garden was quite

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  132 Moby Thesaurus words for "flagging":
     ambling, cautious, circumspect, claudicant, coming apart, cracking,
     crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, crumbling, debilitated,
     decadent, declining, degenerate, deliberate, deteriorating,
     disintegrating, draining, drooping, droopy, dwindling, easy,
     ebbing, effete, enervated, enfeebled, fading, fagged, failing,
     faint, fainting, falling, faltering, fatigued, feeling faint,
     foot-dragging, footsore, fragmenting, frazzled, gentle,
     going to pieces, good and tired, gradual, halting, hobbled,
     hobbling, idle, indolent, jaded, languid, languishing, languorous,
     lazy, leisurely, limping, lumbering, marcescent, moderate, pining,
     poking, poky, ready to drop, regressive, relaxed, reluctant,
     retrograde, retrogressive, run ragged, run-down, sagging,
     sauntering, seedy, shriveling, shuffling, sinking, slack, sliding,
     slipping, slothful, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses,
     slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged,
     slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing,
     slow-stepped, sluggish, slumping, snail-paced, snaillike,
     staggering, strolling, subsiding, tabetic, tentative, tired,
     tired-winged, toddling, toilworn, tortoiselike, tottering,
     trudging, turtlelike, unhurried, unrefreshed, unrestored, waddling,
     waning, wasting, way-weary, wayworn, weak, weakened, wearied,
     weariful, weary, weary-footed, weary-laden, weary-winged,
     weary-worn, wilting, withering, worn, worn-down, worsening

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