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- v. this sense?) to choose to deliver a message by telephone when etiquette demands the effort and respect conveyed by in person communication
- v. To fulfill a responsibility with a minimum effort rather than the appropriate level of effort.
- v. this sense?) to make an unseemly timid performance; to be restrained and timid when strident action is called for
Sorry, no etymologies found.