dawdle


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linger

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to go or move slowly so that progress is hindered

to pass (time) without working or in avoiding work

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take one's time

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waste time

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hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc

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Suppressing dawdle (the fly version of activin) increased life span by 12 to 35 percent.
After writing and performing comedy for 14 years, Gareth Hale and Norman Pace thought it would be a dawdle when they were asked to create a 40- second TV commercial for KittenSoft toilet paper.
No, that is no country for old men, but you, who have already killed, as Jezebel had Naboth killed, and taken possession, as Ahab then usurped Naboth's vineyard, think of this: before crossing the rickety wooden bridge you can't re-cross the other way, dawdle a little, think of how that is no country for old men yet one for you and me, our constant hunger in spite of parables, the hunt, the hunter, the stars, the trampled grass, the wind slowing to silence, the hairs on your nape moving to my breath.
Dawdle today announced the launch of its new online video game buying and selling platform, which provides an easy, hassle-free way to buy and sell interactive entertainment hardware, software and accessories.
IF YOU have yet to buy your Creamfields tickets then don't dawdle, Creamfields HQ have released a warning that the award winning dance festival is on course to sell out by Friday July 29.
Our visit being lastweek did not encourage us to dawdle.
Maybe I am wrong, as the others dash past me at well in excess of 60mph whilst I dawdle along at the proper limit.
2 : to move slowly and without purpose <Don't dawdle in the hall.
It used to take us 15 minutes to walk to school because she tends to dawdle but on her bike she's getting really quick and we're there in five minutes.
That's also sort of its biggest problem, as well -- there are so many shots like this that it slows the film's pace to a dawdle.
Yesterday A pennies' drop, to yesterday, With visions from another age and Clouds that dawdle and memories play, A hazy distance beyond today.
Often, several males drop behind those who dawdle at a feeding site and drag branches in semicircles to herd them toward the main group.
But touch a side or dawdle, and Zap Trap buzzes, causing the Jolting Head Gear that players wear to vibrate.
Martin Bosley's gelding produced a particularly encouraging effort last time as he was only beaten one and threequarter lengths here despite an early dawdle and making his challenge up the unfavoured far rail.
The problem I find with older drivers is that, generally, they do tend to dawdle a bit while keeping within the speed limit, causing problems for other drivers who need to be at their destination, like, yesterday.