To hesitate or recoil (at)
(Intransitive) To employ delaying tactics
Hesitate is defined as to pause before deciding, acting or speaking.
To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
Find another word for temporized. In this page you can discover 5 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for temporized, like: balked, stalled, hedged, hesitated and delayed.