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dilatory
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
slow; or causing or tending to delay things
  • The dilatory limousine came rolling up the drive.
    p. 108.7
dilatory = slow or late
  • After a pause he added "sir" in a dilatory, grudging way.
    p. 113.7
dilatory = slow
There are no more uses of "dilatory" in The Great Gatsby.

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