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Related words: helot
waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels
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The meaning and "use of": helot
- a member of a class of serfs in ancient Sparta, intermediate in status between slaves and citizens.