- From Latin cunctari ("to delay"), and the English suffix -ive. (Wiktionary)
“He knows that when properly developed his country will be one of the richest in the world, yet even when he is filled with such ideas he is just as cunctative as he has ever been.”
“He reads the secret thoughts of 'Fabius' [Philip II.] as that cunctative”
“After the arrival of the deputies in France, the cunctative policy inspired by the Lord Treasurer was continued by England.”
“Simancas Correspondence.] -- as that cunctative Roman scrawls his marginal apostilles on each despatch; he pries into all the stratagems of”
“Paris-Simancas Correspondence.] -- as that cunctative Roman scrawls his marginal apostilles on each despatch; he pries into all the stratagems of”
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