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- adj. Inclined to delay
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Slow; tardy; dilatory; causing delay.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Cautiously slow; delaying; deliberate.
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