Prevaricate Synonyms & Definitions

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• PrevaricateDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. i.) To shift or turn from one side to the other, from the direct course, or from truth; to speak with equivocation; to shuffle; to quibble; as, he prevaricates in his statement.
  2. (v. i.) To collude, as where an informer colludes with the defendant, and makes a sham prosecution.
  3. (v. i.) To undertake a thing falsely and deceitfully, with the purpose of defeating or destroying it.
  4. (v. t.) To evade by a quibble; to transgress; to pervert.

• PrevaricatedDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Prevaricate