temporize (v.) 1
compromise, conform, become amenable
Cor IV.vi.17 [Menenius to Sicinius, of Coriolanus] All's well, and might have been much better if / He could have temporized
MA I.i.253 [Don Pedro to Benedick, of Benedick's falling in love] you will temporize with the hours [i.e. as time goes by]

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