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Past tense for to avoid proceeding through reluctance
“We also have quite a few contributors who like to hang back and give us something only when the spirit moves them.”
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Past tense for fail to keep up with another or others in movement or development
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Past tense for to delay a situation until one is prepared
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Past tense for delay or be delayed in taking action or progressing
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Past tense for to delay action until a particular time or event
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Past tense for be undecided between two opinions or courses of action
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Past tense for hesitate or be reluctant to do something that one thinks may be wrong
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Past tense for to dodge something, such as a question, task or duty
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Past tense for to stay in a place, typically for longer than necessary
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Past tense for to follow or pursue someone or something closely from behind
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Past tense for to move back or away from, especially because of fear or disgust
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