cunctator


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  • noun

Synonyms for cunctator

someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness)

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As Rome discovered with the battle of Cannae, however, a policy of avoiding battle is effective only so long as a Cunctator controls the army in the field.
During the second Punic war the famous general Quintus Fabius Maximus became known as Quintus Fabius Cunctator (the Delayer) as he avoided contact with the enemy until he judged that circumstances were totally in his favour.
rufus group X Thanatus altimontis Thanatus coloradensis X Tibellus chamberlini X Thomisidae Bassaniana utahensis Mecaphesa celer Mecaphesa coloradensis X Mecaphesa rothi X Misumenoides formosipes X Synema neomexicanum X Tmarus angulatus Xysticus aprilinus X Xysticus cunctator X Xysticus lassanus X Xysticus lutzi X Xysticus new species X Xysticus Salticidae Chalcoscirtus diminutus X Habronattus cf.
Immature Xysticus cunctator Thorell 1877 were commonly taken in the beat tray samples.