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Word: temporize

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


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::: unequivocal - plain; clear; obvious
::: predilection - preference; partiality
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
::: droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
::: gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
::: dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
::: etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
::: amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
::: unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed