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dil•ly•dal•ly(ˈdɪl iˌdæl i, -ˈdæl-)
v.i. -lied, -ly•ing.
to waste time, esp. by indecision.
[1735–45; gradational reduplication of dally]
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|Verb||1.||dillydally - postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"|
delay - act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"
procrastinate - postpone or delay needlessly; "He procrastinated the matter until it was almost too late"
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