Day-179 (Temporize)

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Word:
                Temporize

Status:
                Verb(intransitive)

Meaning:
                  To avoid making a decision or giving a definite answer in order gain more time.

Sentences:
1) She had to temporize in order to know how the child wanted to be advised.
2) Mother's illness made me temporize the decision of going abroad for studies.

Origin:
                Middle French temporiser, from Medieval Latin temporizare which means 'to pass the time'.

First use:
                1579

Synonyms:
                 stall, delay

Antonyms:
                 quicken, hasty

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