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Word: dawdle

Definition: loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing


More Vocab Words

::: headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
::: shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
::: brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
::: suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
::: slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
::: mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
::: acknowledge - recognize; admit
::: plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
::: vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
::: congeal - freeze; coagulate