Synonyms & Antonyms : Dally





Dally



( Verb )


Don’t
dally with the idea of marrying this girl.

Synonyms:

Dawdle

Delay

Drag one’s feet or heel

Linger

Loiter

Procrastinate

Tarry

Caress

Fondle

Tamper

Tease

Toy

Trifle

Contextual Examples:

She doesn’t get his work done because she’s always
dawdling.

The train has been
delayed due to snow on line.

I want to sell the home but my husband is
dragging his feet.

She was still
lingering around the theatre long after the other fans had gone home.

He
procrastinated until it was too late to do anything at all.



Antonyms:

Hasten

Hurry up

Make haste

Push

Forward or on

Run

Step on it

Contextual Examples:

He repeatedly
pushed forward his own claim.

He cannot
run because he is patient of high blood pressure.




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