shillyshally :

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  • n  the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time
  • v  be uncertain and vague
  • v  postpone doing what one should be doing

  • Thereupon she did what Susan Anthony, no believer in shillyshally, would have heartily approved: she took a hammer, smashed half her statuary, called in the press.
  • No man to shillyshally, he straightway championed labor unions (".
  • Margaret sympathized with him; but Theodore, after a long shillyshally, enlisted, muttering all the catchwords of the day.

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