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What is another word for wasting time?

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Present participle for to waste time by doing nothing in particular
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“Jack seems content to waste time on the couch holding her. He really is a wonderful man.”
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Present participle for to be slow or unproductive at a task
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“Neither do you want to waste time in the exam sharpening pencils or filling fountain pens when you could be writing.”
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Present participle for to spend one's time engaging in frivolous or meaningless activity
“Why do I sometimes waste time playing computer games? Because I can only cope with so much work before giving myself a reward, a break from what I am doing.”
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Present participle for to obstruct or delay (proposed legislation) with a filibuster
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Present participle for to procrastinate or be lazy, especially with work or responsibilities
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Present participle for to behave or move in a listless and aimless manner
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Present participle for to delay action until a particular time or event
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Aimless or unproductive activity
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