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Verb: temporize  'tem-pu,rIz
  1. Draw out a discussion or process in order to gain time
    "The speaker temporized in order to delay the vote";
    - temporise [Brit]

Derived forms: temporized, temporizing, temporizes

Type of: draw out, extend, prolong, protract