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  • He always moved with the alertness of a mind which could neither be undecided nor dilatory, but now he seemed more sudden than usual in his disappearance.

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  • She accused the mayor of having been intentionally dilatory in eliminating corruption.
  • His family knew him to be, on all common occasions, a most negligent and dilatory correspondent; but at such a time they had hoped for exertion.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice

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