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Entry Word: delay
Function: noun
Text: an instance or period of being prevented from going about one's business <there was a delay for our boarding while the airplane unloaded incoming passengers>
Synonyms detainment, holdup, wait
Related Words deferment, postponement; reprieve, respite; hesitation, lag, pause, setback, slowdown
Near Antonyms haste, rush; dispatch, promptness