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procrastinate

pro·cras·ti·nate

procrastinate

 
pronunciation:
pr krae stih neIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: procrastinated, procrastinates, procrastinating
definition: to put off doing something; delay.
Jim procrastinates and is behind in his work.
 
synonyms:
delay
similar words:
dawdle, idle, linger, loiter, shirk, stall, wait
derivations: procrastinative (adj.), procrastinatory (adj.), procrastination (n.), procrastinator (n.)
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