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Word: temporize

Definition: gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself


More Vocab Words

::: derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
::: queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
::: hoodwink - deceive; delude
::: executioner - person administering capital punishment
::: contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
::: commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
::: affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
::: sherbet - flavored dessert ice
::: consternation - great shock; dismay
::: drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges