equivocate

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  • verb

Synonyms for equivocate

Synonyms for equivocate

to use evasive or deliberately vague language

to stray from truthfulness or sincerity

Synonyms for equivocate

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

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Like Benjamin, Nolan's film equivocates about the implications of this development.
More dies for purity; Cromwell equivocates for his own survival as well as that of his country and his king.
He equivocates on the significance of Gen 3:15, but concludes that the seed of the woman is the line of chosen people whom God will bless (this is by no means Self-evident) and that ultimately this line does lead to Christ.
It mentions raising the consumption tax from fiscal 2011, but equivocates, because the program is a compromise between the Liberal Democratic Party and its junior partner Komeito.
260), Jukko equivocates on various meanings of the word "conversion" to argue for the validity of dialogue, only to limit "conversion" to its narrower meaning (p.
Whether revisiting his career failings or personal disappointments, he equivocates, as though he were revising his autobiography in his head: "I am not a stunted man, though I am a difficult man.
John Taylor, editorial page editor of The News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware, said he sees such practices as "a copout, a distinction without a difference" Morgan McGinley, editorial page editor of The Day in New London, Connecticut, agreed, saying, "A rating equivocates.