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  • noundawdling
  • nounlove affair

synonyms for dalliance

  • delay
  • idling
  • loafing
  • playing
  • poking
  • procrastination
  • toying
  • trifling
  • dabbling
  • delaying
  • dilly-dallying
  • frivoling
  • loitering
  • procrastinating
  • fling
  • affair
  • seduction
  • relationship
  • hanky-panky
  • toying
  • a little on the side
  • amorous play
  • carrying on
  • fooling around
  • frolicking
  • messing around
  • working late at office
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antonyms for dalliance

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  • hurrying
  • push
  • rush
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How to use dalliance in a sentence

Nearly four years after media’s first doomed dalliance with the blockchain, which was supposed to remedy some of ad tech’s transparency problems and fight fraud, the NFT mania was hard to take seriously.
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To the naked eye, it looks like media companies’ dalliances with NFTs have come to an end.
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Portia develops a passion for Eddie, whose dalliance with her she mistakes for love — with devastating consequences all around.
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Her assailant is her bandmate and erstwhile lover Golden Boy, a saxophone player who is made jealous by her dalliance with No Man.
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It was nothing to do with Michael Fane; it was solely his own determination to put an end to his unprofitable dalliance.
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The primrose path of dalliance did not lead them to peace, and the pursuit of variety in love brought them only monotony.
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It is not with gentle hands, not with the dalliance of effeminate fingers, that such a task is done.
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At the disheveled tables disheveled couples were engaged in dalliance more or less maudlin.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
Only one morning paper implied that Persis had strayed into the primrose path of dalliance.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
The king asked tidings of her and said, while announcing himself: "Shall I have an hour of dalliance with thee?"
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WORDS RELATED TO DALLIANCE

  • dalliance
  • dallying
  • flirting
  • carnal knowledge
  • coition
  • coitus
  • copulation
  • coquetting
  • courting
  • courtship
  • cuddling
  • dalliance
  • fondling
  • fooling around
  • foreplay
  • hugging
  • intercourse
  • intimacy
  • kissing
  • mating
  • screwing
  • sexual intercourse
  • sexual relations
  • snuggling
  • sucking face
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