Definition of dawdle:

take one's time; proceed slowly

Synonyms of dawdle:

linger, loiter, lag, dally, idle, drag, poke, tarry

Opposite/Antonyms of dawdle:

conduct research, rush, hurry, bolt, speed, hasten, dash

Sentence/Example of dawdle:

All day long we seemed to dawdle through a country which was full of beauty of every kind.