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  • the act of dragging (pulling with force)
    • the drag up the hill exhausted him
  • a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
    • he took a puff on his pipe
    • he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly
  • clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)
    • he went to the party dressed in drag
    • the waitresses looked like missionaries in drag
  • something tedious and boring
    • peeling potatoes is a drag
  • something that slows or delays progress
    • taxation is a drag on the economy
    • too many laws are a drag on the use of new land
  • the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
  • proceed for an extended period of time
    • The speech dragged on for two hours
  • persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting
    • He dragged me away from the television set
  • search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
  • walk without lifting the feet
  • use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu
    • drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen
  • suck in or take (air)
    • draw a deep breath
    • draw on a cigarette
  • to lag or linger behind
    • But in so many other areas we still are dragging
  • move slowly and as if with great effort
  • force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
    • They were swept up by the events
    • don't drag me into this business
  • draw slowly or heavily
    • haul stones
    • haul nets
  • pull, as against a resistance
    • He dragged the big suitcase behind him
    • These worries were dragging at him
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