Asked in Britain in WW2
What means giving into demand in order to avoid a fight?
This is called Appeasement. It means giving into commands in order to avoid a fight from someone of higher rank. ...
Asked in Manners and Etiquette
What do you mean by avoid dwelling?
If you tell someone to "avoid dwelling on the subject", you're effectively telling him/her that constantly thinking or talking about the subject is not a good idea, so think or talk about something else. Dwelling means to stay there. To avoid dwelling would be to avoid staying there. ...
Asked in Prefixes Suffixes and Root Words
Could you use circumlocution to avoid answering a question?
Yes, because the prefix circum mean around and it will mean to go around the question which means to avoid it. ...