slowed (part of speech: verb)
- During the half hour the young gentlemen, broken into pairs, loitered arm in arm up and down a small piece of ground behind the house. - "Dickens As an Educator", James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes.
- The Brethren, however, loitered in groups before their doorways, along the west side of the quadrangle, awaiting a signal from the porter's lodge. - "Brother Copas", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
- They dressed for dinner, loitered about among the roses in the long twilight, and Susan met a young Englishman who later wrote her three letters on his way home to Oxfordshire. - "Saturday's Child", Kathleen Norris.