past tense of shilly-shally
as in delayed
to move or act slowly with dinner guests due in two hours, there was no time to shilly-shally in front of the TV set

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“Shilly-shallied.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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