Dilatorily
Dilatorily Dil"a*to*ri*ly, adv. With delay; tardily. [1913 Webster]

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  • dilatorily — adverb see dilatory …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dilatorily — See dilatory. * * * …   Universalium

  • dilatorily — adverb In a dilatory manner …   Wiktionary

  • dilatorily — adv. negligently; procrastinatingly, in a manner intending to delay …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dilatorily — dil·a·to·ri·ly …   English syllables

  • dilatorily — |dilə|tōrə̇lē, tȯr , li adverb : in a dilatory manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • dilatory — dilatorily, adv. dilatoriness, n. /dil euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. 1. tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy. 2. intended to cause delay, gain time, or defer decision: a dilatory strategy. [1250 1300; ME ( < AF) < L dilatorius, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • dilatory — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French dilatorie, Late Latin dilatorius, from Latin differre (past participle dilatus) to postpone, differ more at differ, tolerate Date: 15th century 1. tending or intended to cause delay < dilator …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dilatoriness — See dilatorily. * * * …   Universalium

  • dawdle — dawdler, n. dawdlingly, adv. /dawd l/, v., dawdled, dawdling. v.i. 1. to waste time; idle; trifle; loiter: Stop dawdling and help me with these packages! 2. to move slowly, languidly, or dilatorily; saunter. v.t. 3. to waste (time) by or as if by …   Universalium

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