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Word: temporize

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


More Vocab Words

::: kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
::: cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
::: belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
::: plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
::: lineage - descent; ancestry
::: fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
::: complementary - serving to complete something
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
::: intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate