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What is another word for idling?

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Leisurely or aimless lounging, drifting, or loafing
“She enjoyed the idling stroll through the park, soaking in the warm sunlight and admiring the colorful flowers.”
Showing a decline, failure, or deterioration in activity or functioning
“The idling economy has resulted in widespread unemployment and business closures.”
Of little importance
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Leisurely drifting, loafing or resting without intent or purpose
“After days of constant work, Julie enjoyed a well-deserved period of idling by the pool, simply basking in the warmth and doing nothing but relaxing.”
An instance of wasting of time in idleness or trifles
Present participle for to laze around, mostly doing nothing
“We want to enjoy the Caribbean island life and idle by the beach.”
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.”
Present participle for to move aimlessly or lazily
“He wanted to idle along the embankments and see the flowers growing in the coarse grass.”
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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