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shil·lyshal·ly

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  1. procrastination, cunctation, shillyshallyverb

    the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time

    Synonyms:
    procrastination, dilatoriness, cunctation

  2. shillyshallyverb

    be uncertain and vague

    Synonyms:
    drag one's heels, dilly-dally, drag one's feet, stall, procrastinate, dillydally

  3. procrastinate, stall, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, dilly-dally, dillydallyverb

    postpone doing what one should be doing

    "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"

    Synonyms:
    drag one's heels, dillydally, conk, drag one's feet, procrastinate, dilly-dally, stall

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