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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdilatorydil‧a‧to‧ry /ˈdɪlətəri $ -tɔːri/ adjective formal  SLOWslow in doing something
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dilatoryThen, during late March and April, they made rather half-hearted and dilatory attempts to get agreement on this basis.Their unreasonable demands had a dilatory effect on the peace process.We were alone, with a dilatory guard outside chatting with a secretary.
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