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prɪˈvær ɪˌkeɪtpre·var·i·cate

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  1. prevaricate

    shuffle, quibble, equivocate, palter, sophisticate, evade

    affirm, asseverate, maintain, reiterate

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. beat around the bush, equivocate, tergiversate, prevaricate, palterverb

    be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information

    beat around the bush, equivocate, apostatise, tergiversate, palter, apostatize

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. prevaricateverb

    quibble, shuffle, cavil, palter, dodge, evade the truth, EQUIVOCATE

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