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To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
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  1. To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
  2. To put off to a future time; postpone
  3. To stop for a while; linger
To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
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  1. To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
  2. To take more time than necessary:
  3. (Intransitive) To move or walk lackadaisically.
To dawdle, delay, or linger:
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  1. To dawdle, delay, or linger:
  2. To consider or occupy oneself with something in a careless or unserious fashion; toy.
  3. To spend (time) idly:
To remain or be in readiness:
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  1. To remain or be in readiness:
  2. To remain temporarily neglected, unattended to, or postponed:
  3. To be a waiter or waitress at:
To flirt; play at love
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  1. To flirt; play at love
  2. To consider or occupy oneself with something in a careless or unserious fashion; toy.
  3. To spend (time) idly:
To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
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  1. To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
  2. To spend (time) without haste or purpose.
  3. (Intransitive) To move or walk lackadaisically.
To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
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  1. To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
  2. To put off to a future time; postpone
  3. To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
Alternative spelling of dilly-dally.
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  1. Alternative spelling of dilly-dally.
  2. To waste time, especially in indecision; dawdle or vacillate.
To cause to be involved in an unpleasant or difficult situation:
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  1. To cause to be involved in an unpleasant or difficult situation:
  2. To bring (a subject) into conversation, a piece of writing, etc. unnecessarily or as if by force
  3. To be prolonged tediously; move or pass too slowly
(Billiards) To strike the cue ball so that it rebounds from the far rail to stop as close as possible to the near rail or the string line: done to decide the order of play
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  1. (Billiards) To strike the cue ball so that it rebounds from the far rail to stop as close as possible to the near rail or the string line: done to decide the order of play
  2. To fall, move, or stay behind; loiter; linger
  3. To move or develop more slowly than expected, desired, etc.; be retarded in motion, development, etc.
To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
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  1. To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
  2. To proceed slowly; saunter:
  3. To devote considerable time to something, especially in a leisurely fashion:
To proceed slowly or with many stops:
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  1. To proceed slowly or with many stops:
  2. To stand idly about; linger without any purpose.
  3. (--- Law) To violate a law or ordinance that prohibits persons from remaining in a given location without a clear purpose for an extended period of time, especially when behaving in a manner indicating a possible threat to persons or property in the vicinity.
To thrust forward; appear:
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  1. To thrust forward; appear:
  2. To push or jab with a stick, finger, etc.; prod
  3. To live or move slowly or lazily; loiter; putter; dawdle
To put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness.
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  1. To put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness.
  2. To put off doing (something unpleasant or burdensome) until a future time; esp., to postpone (such actions) habitually
  3. To postpone or delay needlessly.
To follow the course taken by; pursue:
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  1. To follow the course taken by; pursue:
  2. To become gradually fainter; dwindle:
  3. To move, walk, go along, etc. wearily, heavily, or slowly; crawl; drag
To stand fast; remain; go on being
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  1. To stand fast; remain; go on being
  2. To wait patiently for:
  3. (Archaic) To stay; reside (in or at)
To stay:
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  1. To stay:
  2. To wait; tarry.
  3. To stay; continue
To continue to stay, esp. from a reluctance to leave
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  1. To continue to stay, esp. from a reluctance to leave
  2. To pause or dwell (over or on something) in contemplation, deliberation, enjoyment, etc.
  3. To devote considerable time to something, especially in a leisurely fashion:
To hesitate:
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  1. To hesitate:
  2. To cease or suspend an action temporarily:
  3. To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
To suspend by legal order the implementation of (a planned action), especially pending further proceedings:
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  1. To suspend by legal order the implementation of (a planned action), especially pending further proceedings:
  2. To brace or support with a stay or stays
  3. (Archaic) To wait for; await:
To remain or rest in expectation:
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  1. To remain or rest in expectation:
  2. To be a waiter or waitress at:
  3. To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
To wait patiently for:
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  1. To wait patiently for:
  2. To stand fast; remain; go on being
  3. To dwell, remain, reside, or stay.
To stay:
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  1. To stay:
  2. To await; wait for.
  3. To stay; continue
To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
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  1. To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
  2. To pause or dwell (over or on something) in contemplation, deliberation, enjoyment, etc.
  3. To devote considerable time to something, especially in a leisurely fashion:
To be left to be dealt with, done, said, etc.
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  1. To be left to be dealt with, done, said, etc.
  2. To continue to be in the same place; stay or stay behind:
  3. To stay while others go
To suspend by legal order the implementation of (a planned action), especially pending further proceedings:
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  1. To suspend by legal order the implementation of (a planned action), especially pending further proceedings:
  2. To pause; tarry; wait; delay
  3. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
To remain or rest in expectation:
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  1. To remain or rest in expectation:
  2. To remain or be in readiness:
  3. To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
(Idiomatic) To stay; to linger; to remain.
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