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Word: temporize

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


More Vocab Words

::: contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
::: spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
::: epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
::: prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
::: forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
::: derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
::: impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
::: warranted - justified; authorized
::: wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
::: odorous - having an odor