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shilly-shallies

verb
present tense third-person singular of shilly-shally

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1 to show uncertainty about the right course of action
  • I didn't shilly-shally but instead raced to the hospital as soon as I heard the news

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“Shilly-shallies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shilly-shallies. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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