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Part of speech: Participle


Part of speech: Verb

To put off; to postpone; make late; hinder for a time.

Part of speech: Verb

To act or proceed slowly.

Part of speech: Noun

Postponement; detention; as, the delay was caused by a storm; procrastination.

Part of speech: Noun


Part of speech: Past tense


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