What is another word for idling?

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Adjective
Lounging
Adjective
Slowing down
“She attempted to jumpstart her idling singing career.”
Adjective
Of little importance
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Noun
Resting on your oars
“I'm not very good at idling.”
Noun
Dawdling
Verb
Present participle for to laze around, mostly doing nothing
“We want to enjoy the Caribbean island life and idle by the beach.”
Verb
Present participle for to pass or spend (time) in idleness
“Many mothers called their sons home to either work on the land or merely idle their time away.”
Verb
Present participle for to move aimlessly or lazily
“He wanted to idle along the embankments and see the flowers growing in the coarse grass.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause (an engine) to idle
“She let the big black truck idle for a moment before turning it off.”
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