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gives the run around

  • as inprocrastinate
  • as instymie
  • as infoil
  • as infrustrate
  • as inhedge
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Synonyms for gives the run around

verb delay, put off doing
  • dawdle
  • hesitate
  • adjourn
  • cool
  • dally
  • defer
  • drag
  • goldbrick
  • lag
  • linger
  • loiter
  • pause
  • poke
  • postpone
  • prolong
  • protract
  • retard
  • stall
  • stay
  • suspend
  • tarry
  • temporize
  • wait
  • be dilatory
  • drag one's feet
  • give the run around
  • hang fire
  • hold off
  • let slide
  • play a waiting game
  • play for time
  • shilly-shally

Antonyms for gives the run around

  • abbreviate
  • advance
  • carry out
  • complete
  • continue
  • do
  • expedite
  • finish
  • forge
  • forward
  • further
  • go
  • hasten
  • help
  • hurry
  • leave
  • persist
  • push
  • rush
  • shorten
  • accelerate
  • go ahead
  • quicken

More words related to gives the run around

equivocate

verb. avoid an issue

foil

verb. circumvent, nip in the bud

frustrate

verb. thwart, disappoint

hedge

verb. avoid, dodge

procrastinate

verb. delay, put off doing

stymie

verb. frustrate, hinder