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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dal·li·ance /ˈdæliən(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dal·li·ance n.
 1. The act of dallying, trifling, or fondling; interchange of caresses; wanton play.
 Look thou be true, do not give dalliance
 Too much the rein.   --Shak.
 O, the dalliance and the wit,
 The flattery and the strife!   --Tennyson.
 2. Delay or procrastination.
 3. Entertaining discourse. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the deliberate act of wasting time instead of working [syn:
           dawdling, trifling, wasting time]
      2: playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest [syn: flirt,
          flirting, flirtation, coquetry, toying]