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procrastinates

verb
present tense third-person singular of procrastinate

Synonyms & Antonyms of procrastinates

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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“Procrastinates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/procrastinates. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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