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 for cunctation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cunctation \Cunc*ta"tion\ (k?nk-t?"sh?n), n. [L. cunctatio, fr.
     cunctari, p. p. cunctatus, to delay.]
     Delay; procrastination. [R.] --Carlyle.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cunctation
      n 1: the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or
           defering an action to a later time [syn: procrastination,
           cunctation, shillyshally]

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