delaying

[ dih-ley ]SEE DEFINITION OF delaying

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DELAYING

At the tollhouse, there were further excuses for delaying the inevitable moment.

And so I saw the delaying of you was not so simple, so easy.

She laughed, thinking of delaying dying in her own bed as long as possible.

Now we are no better off, for every day is full, so we are delaying it again.

"You're only delaying us, Captain Robers," replied Winford coldly.

Nor am I certain that my father was in a regular habit of delaying a story.

They had had tea; there was no longer any excuse for delaying.

And now he began to chafe because he was delaying the march.

God was angry with Moses for delaying, if not neglecting, to circumcise his child.

Evaporation is allowed to take place to some extent by delaying the drying.

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