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dilatory


[DILL-uh-tore-ree ] –adjective-

1. tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy.
2. intended to cause delay, gain time, or defer decision


Dictionary.com entry for dilatory

Though the hour of today's entry may seem dilatory,
it is, in this Midwestern time zone, still Thursday :-)

Have a great weekend everyone!

Online Etymology Dictionary entry for dilatory
1535, from L. dilatorius, from dilator "procrastinator," from dilatus, serving as pp. of differe "delay."


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