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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adverb- In a delaying manner.

Usage examples (7)
  • Adjective : a dilatory strategy
  • To them Tatius and the Sabines seemed to proceed somewhat dilatorily.
  • The Sofia government treated these advances dilatorily, and was already leaning to the Central Powers, which were prepared to promise whatever Bulgaria wanted, in view...
  • But, at length, it soared dilatorily up to Miss Adrian's ear. for more
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