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Verb
Fail to act resolutely or decisively
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“You know, you can shilly-shally around, but if you want your players to win then you have to give them everything you can.”
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To move or act slowly
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“With dinner guests due in two hours, there was no time to shilly-shally in front of the TV set.”
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To express one's opinions in terms which admit of different senses, with intent to deceive
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Doubt oneself
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To have no trust or confidence in
Noun
A state or an instance of temporary inaction because of uncertainty about the right course of action
“The construction project was once again delayed by the bureacratic shilly-shally of regulatory agencies.”
Adjective
Irresolute and hesitant
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