Dilatory Definition

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1. After a pause he added'sir. " in a dilatory , grudging way. 1
2. British institutions have been dilatory in cutting credit card charges. 1
3. Cautious or dilatory, as in taking action. 1
4. His credIt'suffered because he was dilatory in paying his bills. 1
5. I found it was not efficient suddenly, very dilatory. 1
6. Mr Berlusconi's government has been shockingly dilatory in its response. 1
7. The boss sacked a dilatory worker yesterday. 1
8. The boss sacked a dilatory worker. 1
9. The dilatory diplomacy towards Iran must be brought to a focus. 1
10. The dilatory limousine came rolling up the drive. 1
11. The Government has been dilatory in condemning the outrage. 1
12. The government has been dilatory in dealing with the problem of unemployment. 1
13. The pars transversa provides lateral wall rigidity and can even be a dilatory muscle. 1
14. Their unreasonable demands had a dilatory effect on the peace process. 1
15. Then, during late March and April, they made rather half-hearted and dilatory attempts to get agreement on this basis. 1
16. We learned an elaborate preparatory procedure that made scrubbing for brain surgery seem dilatory. 1
17. We were alone, with a dilatory guard outside chatting with a secretary. 1
18. You are more dilatory than I ( am ) in answering letters. 1
19. You might expect politicians to smooth things out when civil servants are being dilatory. 1

List of Prefixes

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List of Suffixes

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