Temporise



verb (used without object), temporized, temporizing.
1.
to be indecisive or evasive to gain time or delay acting.
2.
to comply with the time or occasion; yield temporarily or ostensibly to prevailing opinion or circumstances.
3.
to treat or parley so as to gain time (usually followed by with).
4.
to come to terms (usually followed by with).
5.
to effect a compromise (usually followed by between).
verb (intransitive)
1.
to delay, act evasively, or protract a discussion, negotiation, etc, esp in order to gain time or effect a compromise
2.
to adapt oneself to the circumstances or occasion, as by temporary or apparent agreement

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    1. a combining form representing temple2, in compound words: temporomandibular. temporo- pref. Temporal: temporomandibular.

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    [tem-puh-roh-man-dib-yuh-ler] /ˌtɛm pə roʊ mænˈdɪb yə lər/ adjective, Anatomy. 1. of, relating to, or situated near the hinge joint formed by the lower jaw and the temporal bone of the skull. temporomandibular tem·po·ro·man·dib·u·lar (těm’pə-rō-mān-dĭb’yə-lər) adj. Of, relating to, or formed by the temporal bone and the mandible.



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