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English verb: dillydally

1. dillydally (stative) postpone doing what one should be doing


SamplesHe did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days.


Synonymsdilly-dally, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, procrastinate, shillyshally, stall


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)delay


Narrower (hyponym)procrastinate









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