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Synonyms for DILATORY

Usage Examples for DILATORY

  1. President Wilson caused the investigations to be carried on in a dilatory fashion because he did not want to see his peace move disturbed by controversies. - "My Three Years in America" by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  2. More swiftly than his great corpulence usually permitted the jovial man to move, he ascended to the deck, calling: " Great, greater, the greatest of news I bring, as the heaviest but by no means the most dilatory of messengers of good fortune from the city of cities. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers" by Georg Ebers