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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While Los Angeles City Hall dawdles on implementing the consent decree for the LAPD that city leaders helped to negotiate, taxpayer millions are needlessly frittered away.
One component, the pepper-minty L-carvone, zips across the nasal membrane, but the other, the aniselike odorant octane, dawdles.
PLAYING a convincingly haggard journalist, Clint Eastwood races - or rather dawdles - against the clock to save a condemned man.
While City Hall dawdles, taxpayer millions are frittered away.
Sometimes Anton dawdles into positions, but Rio gets there right away and then has his rest.