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dilatory
used in Pride and Prejudice

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Definition
slow; or causing or tending to delay things
  • 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.
    Chapter 48 (2% in)
dilatory = slow
  • His letter was soon dispatched; for, though dilatory in undertaking business, he was quick in its execution.
    Chapter 50 (23% in)
dilatory = slow
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