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Word: temporize

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


More Vocab Words

::: exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
::: truism - self-evident truth
::: antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
::: prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
::: crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
::: trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
::: fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
::: obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
::: ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
::: drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures