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Fabian

Definition of fabian:

part of speech: adjective

Delaying; dilatory; avoiding battle, in imitation of Q. Fabius Maximus, a Roman general, who conducted military operations against Hannibal, by declining to risk a battle in the open field, but harassing the enemy by marches, countermarches and ambuscades. " Met by the Fabian tactics, which proved fatal to its predecessors."- London Times.

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