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procrastinate
used in Catch-22

4 uses
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Definition
postpone doing what one should be doing
  • General Peckem's communications about cleanliness and procrastination made Major Major feel like a filthy procrastinator, and he always got those out of the way as quickly as he could.
    Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (50% in)
  • From General Peckem's office on the mainland came prolix bulletins each day headed by such cheery homilies as 'Procrastination is the Thief of Time' and 'Cleanliness is Next to Godliness.'
    Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (49% in)
  • General Peckem's communications about cleanliness and procrastination made Major Major feel like a filthy procrastinator, and he always got those out of the way as quickly as he could.
    Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (49% in)
  • She had a plain broad face and was the most virtuous woman alive: she laid for everybody, regardless of race, creed, color or place of national origin, donating herself sociably as an act of hospitality, procrastinating not even for the moment it might take to discard the cloth or broom or dust mop she was clutching at the time she was grabbed.
    Chapter 13 — Major De Coverley (31% in)

There are no more uses of "procrastinate" in Catch-22.

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