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prevaricate

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verb
  • to deliberately avoid the truth; to mislead [Princeton Review]
  • try to avoid telling the (whole) truth by speaking in an evasive or a misleading way; equivocate [Barron]
  • to speak falsely or misleadingly; deliberately misstate or create an incorrect impression; lie [Webster]

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