Sentence Examples

  • Incensed by the dilatory and factious proceedings of the House, Cromwell dismissed the parliament on the 22nd of January 1655.
  • I am not to blame that the Minister is vacillating, a coward, dense, dilatory, and has all bad qualities.
  • It would be in character from him to employ dilatory tactics like Assad.
  • It also criticized the " dilatory attitude " of the immigration service, which inspectors said were not monitoring those liable for deportation.
  • Other rigidities compound the problem, for example the control of staff by arbitrary head count, and the dilatory procedures for filling vacancies.

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