temporize


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Synonyms for temporize

Synonyms for temporize

draw out a discussion or process in order to gain time

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To temporize with her affections would be to ascribe impurity to them, and to the extent that she sees herself as incapable of doing this, she similarly eschews the possibility of moderating her grief and thus acting according to the time.
The author may not have thought through his position on education with the benefit of sufficient knowledge; in any case, his proposals temporize in order not to foreclose any constructive movement whatever in that domain.
Goldensohn and colleagues[12] suggest that the reduction in diagnostic tests seen with the institution of counseling for medical patients in their study may have resulted from one of several situations, including the fact that physicians who are uncomfortable handling emotional aspects of patient care temporize with diagnostic testing.
Optimally, she would try, to temporize, which would buy time for further discussions regarding this issue and allow for other options to be explored.
Another problem with the chamber was that it kept attracting people who heard it might temporize or reverse the aging process.
Given these factors, we have decided to temporize production to address inventory concerns and better balance our short term supply with demand.
But there is no reason to temporize when it comes to Syria.