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But the F-35 has been plagued with massive delays and cost overruns—mostly due to design defects and software issues.

Yes, some people have been inconvenienced by traffic delays or annoyed by supportive athletes.

After years of delays the costs have gone beyond a billion dollars.

In the era of Tea Party stunts and dramatic fan-based delays, the debate was moderately fussy.

A place where unexplained delays are a matter of course, and where public fingernail clipping is considered only a minor sin.

Not many complaints are made now, for delays and disappointments are things of the past.

After long delays Crane and Keith made pretense of building camps and starting to log.

Usually the trial comes off within a few months, but not infrequently long delays occur.

After some public delays which have tryed my patience, I at length resolved to wait no longer for the Budget.

All delays are at an end—Tuesday—to-morrow the final warrant will be signed; Friday next, you may salute the Royal paw.


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On this page you'll find 149 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to delays, such as: stoppage, lag, setback, moratorium, postponement, and suspension.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.