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Dilatory GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

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Dilatory GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/ˈdɪl.ə.tri/ (adj)

Definition

likely to cause delay and slow, sluggish, tardy, unhurried, sluggardly, dragging, intended to delay, laggard, procrastinating, slow-footed, lazy, delaying, slow-paced, behindhand, slow-going

Example

Dilatory tactics are often the main cause of undue delay. To prevent them, legal systems – regardless of time and place – have searched for appropriate solutions. In our opinion, to solve the problem adequately we have to scrutinize and analyze the whole process leading to the use of dilatory tactics in detail.

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Antonyms

prompt

Parts of speech

Noun: dilatoriness

Adverb: dilatorily

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