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dilatory

adjective

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The first known use of dilatory was in the 15th century

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“Dilatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dilatory. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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