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Adjective
Moving at a notably slow speed
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Irresolute and hesitant
Noun
The action of delaying or moving at a slow pace
Noun
The characteristic of being tentative
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The state or condition of being inoperative
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The act of retarding or delaying
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Dawdling
Noun
Resting on your oars
Verb
Present participle for to move or act at a slow speed
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“Don't dawdle - questions must reach us by next Wednesday.”
Verb
Present participle for to move or walk lackadaisically
“It was quite funny coming back - Clare, Sandra and I decided to dawdle back to the History Room, so went along the Middle Corridor, and stood there waving to people on the Art Room balcony.”
Verb
Present participle for to waste or spend time idly and unfruitfully
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Present participle for to walk or move in a leisurely or aimless way
Verb
Present participle for to prevent from progress
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