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A conscious delay in response for the purpose of not appearing too overly eager to respond.
"I reject the concept of a Machiavellian delay. I think social networking has made this tactic transparent. The new ethic is authenticity, which lends itself to fluid communication."
by shadyladyk March 06, 2010
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