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Main Entry: waiting
Synonyms:
about to be, agape, agog, all agog, already in sight, anticipant, anticipating, anticipative, anticipatory, anxiety, apprehension, approaching, at hand, attendant, attending, awaiting, brewing, certain, cliff-hanging, close, close at hand, coming, confident, dalliance, dallying, dawdling, dillydallying, dread, eager, expectant, expectant waiting, expecting, forearmed, forestalling, forewarned, forthcoming, future, gaping, gathering, going to happen, helping, hopeful, immediate, imminent, impendent, impending, in anticipation, in danger imminent, in expectation, in prospect, in reserve, in store, in the cards, in the offing, in the wind, in view, instant, lingering, looking for, looking forward to, looming, lowering, lurking, menacing, menial, ministering, near, near at hand, nearing, not surprised, on the horizon, optimistic, overhanging, pessimism, prepared, preparing, ready, sanguine, servile, serving, servitorial, sure, suspense, tarriance, tarrying, that will be, threatening, to come, uncertainty, unsurprised, upcoming, waiting for, watching for
 
Main Entry: waiting game
Synonyms:
a wise passiveness, acceptance, contemplation, contemplative life, do-nothing policy, do-nothingism, do-nothingness, dormancy, endurance, forbearance, forbearing, forbearingness, fortitude, idleness, immobility, inaction, inactivity, indolence, indulgence, inertia, inertness, laissez-aller, laissez-faire, laissez-faireism, lenience, leniency, long-sufferance, long-suffering, longanimity, meditation, neutralism, neutrality, neutralness, noninvolvement, nonparticipation, nonresistance, nonviolence, nonviolent resistance, pacifism, paralysis, passive resistance, passive self-annihilation, passiveness, passivism, passivity, patience, patience of Job, patientness, perseverance, policy, procrastination, quiescence, quietism, self-control, stagnancy, stagnation, standpattism, stasis, stoicism, sufferance, sweet reasonableness, tolerance, toleration, vegetation, vita contemplativa, waiting it out, watching and waiting