HyperDic: prevaricate

English > 1 sense of the word prevaricate:
VERBcommunicationprevaricate, beat around the bush, equivocate, tergiversate, palterbe deliberately ambiguous or unclear / unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
prevaricate > pronunciation
Soundsprahveh'rahkeyt
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English > prevaricate: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningBe deliberately ambiguous or unclear / unclear in order to mislead or withhold information.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsbeat around the bush, equivocate, tergiversate, palter
Broadermisinform, misleadGive false / false or misleading information to
Spanishmentir, prevaricar, tergiversar
Catalanprevaricar, tergiversar
Nounsprevaricationthe deliberate act of deviating from the truth
prevaricationintentionally vague or ambiguous
prevaricationa statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
prevaricatora person who has lied or who lies repeatedly

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