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  • as inidleness
  • as ininactivity
  • as ininertness
  • as ininoperativeness

synonyms for pottering

  • dawdling
  • dormancy
  • droning
  • hibernation
  • inactivity
  • indolence
  • inertia
  • leisure
  • lethargy
  • loafing
  • shiftlessness
  • sloth
  • slothfulness
  • slouch
  • slowness
  • sluggishness
  • stupor
  • torpidity
  • torpor
  • trifling
  • truancy
  • unemployment
  • dilly-dallying
  • goof-off time
  • joblessness
  • laze
  • lazing
  • loitering
  • otiosity
  • own sweet time
  • time on one's hands
  • time to burn
  • time to kill
  • time-wasting
  • vegetating
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antonyms for pottering

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  • activity
  • energy
  • life
  • liveliness
  • vigor
  • action
  • ambition
  • busyness
  • diligence
  • employment
  • hustle
  • industry
  • labor
  • occupation
  • work
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    How to use pottering in a sentence

    That was when the Talbot County branch of the NAACP, led by Potter, first petitioned the county council to have the monument removed.
    ACTIVISTS PROMISE TO CONTINUE FIGHT AGAINST ‘TALBOT BOYS’ CONFEDERATE MONUMENTJONATHAN M. PITTSJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    It’s not so much the existence of the monument that his group opposes, Potter said recently, but its location.
    ACTIVISTS PROMISE TO CONTINUE FIGHT AGAINST ‘TALBOT BOYS’ CONFEDERATE MONUMENTJONATHAN M. PITTSJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    The House adopted Potter’s resolution and set up an 11-man committee consisting of Democrats and anti-Hayes Republicans.
    TED CRUZ’S PROPOSED ELECTION COMMISSION CAN ONLY HURT THE COUNTRYSTUART MACKAYJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Potter said that she thinks Outpost could expand into Chicago and Los Angeles next.
    ‘OUTSIDE THE FOUR WALLS OF A RESTAURANT’: WHY THE INFATUATION COOKED UP A MARKETPLACE MODEL DURING THE PANDEMICMAX WILLENSDECEMBER 1, 2020DIGIDAY
    So a team led by Potter began reaching out to small pockets of the Infatuation’s newsletter subscribers to gauge their interest in different kinds of services, ranging from virtual classes to curated grocery boxes.
    ‘OUTSIDE THE FOUR WALLS OF A RESTAURANT’: WHY THE INFATUATION COOKED UP A MARKETPLACE MODEL DURING THE PANDEMICMAX WILLENSDECEMBER 1, 2020DIGIDAY
    The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Look here: you're pottering about this country just now; just count how many houses you find with the name 'Hafod Unos.'
    MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
    Wollaston and I spent most of the afternoon pottering round and collecting seeds of plants of different kinds.
    MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
    I left the pottering Cather to put ship-shape his cabin (as he now called it) for himself––a rainy-day occupation for aliens.
    THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
    Midway of the main bridge a handful of French engineers were pottering away, rather leisurely, I thought, at some job or other.
    THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
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