work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
Scientists never dabble in anything, they always make a very careful study of their subject
delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
raised platform for speakers or other important people
Teacher is standing on dais to deliver his lecture.
Dice Desk Playing with Dice on dais. Desk on Dais
trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
You may dally as long as you like by the roadside