GRE Word List

TEMPORIZE

gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself

The meaning of the word temporize is gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself.

Random words

WordMeaning
subsequentfollowing in time or order; later
subordinateoccupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
ethnologystudy of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
hordecrowd; swarm
sowplant or scatter seed
grudgedeep feeling of dislike; Ex. grudge fight; V.
dissembledisguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
ransacksearch thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
gildcover with a thin layer of gold
remunerative(of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble