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

  Laggard \Lag"gard\, a. [Lag + -ard.]
     Slow; sluggish; backward.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Laggard \Lag"gard\, n.
     One who lags; a loiterer.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  laggard
      adj 1: wasting time [syn: dilatory, laggard, poky,
             pokey]
      n 1: someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who
           lags behind [syn: dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger,
           trailer, poke]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  109 Moby Thesaurus words for "laggard":
     Micawberish, apathetic, backward, balking, balky, bone-lazy,
     cadging, clock watcher, comatose, dallier, dallying, dawdle,
     dawdler, delaying, deliberate, diddler, dilatory, dillydallier,
     dillydallying, do-nothing, doless, dolittle, doodler, drone,
     dronish, drony, easy, easygoing, ergophobic, faineant,
     foot-dragger, foot-dragging, gentleman of leisure, goldbrick,
     goldbricker, good-for-nothing, goof-off, grudging, idler,
     impassive, indifferent, indolent, lackadaisical, lagging, lax,
     lazy, lazybones, leisurely, lethargic, lie-abed, lingerer,
     lingering, loafer, loath, loiterer, loitering, loller, lotus-eater,
     lounger, lubber, mope, moper, nonaggressive, parasitic,
     perfunctory, phlegmatic, plodder, potterer, procrastinating,
     procrastinative, procrastinator, procrastinatory, putterer,
     reluctant, remiss, renitent, restive, scrounging, shiftless,
     shuffling, slack, sleepyhead, slothful, slouch, sloucher, slow,
     slow goer, slow to, slow-foot, slowbelly, slowpoke, slug, sluggard,
     sluggish, snail, sponging, stick-in-the-mud, straggler,
     time killer, time waster, tortoise, trifler, unenterprising,
     unenthusiastic, unhasty, unhurried, unzealous,
     waiter on Providence, work-shy
  
  

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