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temporize

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formal to avoid making a decision or giving a definite answer in order to have more time
  • Pressured by voters on both sides of the issue, the congressmen temporized.

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“Temporize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/temporize. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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