Temporize (अस्थिर रहना)

Pronunciation : टेम्पराइज़

Hindi Meaning : अस्थिर रहना, मौका देखकर बात बदल देना, अनिश्चित नीति बरतना

English Meaning : 1. If you say that someone is temporizing, you mean that they keep doing unimportant things in order to delay something important such as making a decision or stating their real opinion.

2. Avoid making a decision or committing oneself in order to gain time.

Example :
1. They are still temporizing in the face of what can only be described as a disaster.
2. Opportunity was missed because he temporized his decision.
3. The Committee is responsible for the program tended to temporize as they waited for the special guest to come.

Synonyms : equivocate, procrastinate, delay, extend, prevaricate, prolong  

Antonyms : determine, conclude, accost, accelerate

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