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procrastinated

verb
past tense of procrastinate

Synonyms & Antonyms of procrastinated

to be slow or late about doing something that should be done; to delay doing something until a later time because you do not want to do it, because you are lazy, etc.
  • He procrastinated and missed the submission deadline.
  • He told her to stop procrastinating and get to work.

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“Procrastinated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/procrastinated. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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