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dillydally

[dil-ee-dal-ee, -dal-] /ˈdɪl iˌdæl i, -ˈdæl-/
verb (used without object), dillydallied, dillydallying.
1.
to waste time, especially by indecision; vacillate; trifle; loiter.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; gradational reduplication of dally
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