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Adjective
Meant to delay or put off
Delaying tactics were used to postpone the report.”
Adjective
Tentative, unsure, or slow in acting or speaking
Adjective
Causing or tending to cause deliberate difficulties and delays
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Noun
The characteristic of being tentative
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Noun
The act or state of dilly-dallying
Noun
An action such as prolonged speaking which obstructs progress in a legislative assembly in a way that does not technically contravene the required procedures
Noun
Disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, activity, or process
Noun
Dawdling
Verb
Present participle for to make (someone or something) late or slow
“Unfortunately, stormy conditions would delay our flight.”
Verb
Present participle for to put off until a later time
“There was still work to be completed, and he would have to delay his return home by a few days.”
Verb
Present participle for to move or act at a slow speed
“Time is of the essence, and we can delay no longer.”
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