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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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The email address domain owner can be coerced by equivocating administrators into publishing these authorizations after finding that without this record, their emails are rejected or deleted.
Scott Poulson-Bryant, founding editor of Vibe magazine, brings the collective obsession with Black dicks up for air and poses critical questions even while equivocating on some of the answers.
Still other observers said the bishops were equivocating, that they deliberately omitted the word moratorium, agreeing specifically (and only), "neither to encourage nor to initiate" the blessing of same-sex couples "until General Synod has made a decision on the matter.
Cross community Alliance Party Assembly member Naomi Long claimed the McCartney family had taken a courageous stand against intimidation, and she called on Sinn Fein to stop equivocating on efforts to help the family achieve justice.
Any patient who comes in with a thunderclap headache and you're equivocating whether to CT or conduct a lumbar puncture, you never hesitate to overinvestigate that patient" because of the high early rebleeding rate, Dr.
Washington should strongly declare its support for this democratically elected president, and should not be equivocating about this.
15) have written amusing op-ed pieces decrying John Kerry's ``shifty opportunism,'' his equivocating on the issues.
President Hugo Chavez wants deep, permanent, thorough change, and no one can accuse him of equivocating.
Afterward, fellow doctors serving on the commission accused Eisenberg of behaving in an equivocating and unscientific manner.
Catholicism believes and teaches the full message of Ephesians 2:8-10, without equivocating or abbreviating the truth.
The full consequence of such a contradictory, repressed character comes to a head in the final harrowing pages of the novel, where the reader can only expect the worst from what is now known about his equivocating nature.
The Republican Party stands as our adversary on nearly all of these and other issues, while an equivocating Democratic Party has become increasingly estranged from us, as well as its party's core values.
Lack of conviction (personal) is "a modifying or equivocating term.
Quibbling, equivocating, caviling critics claim it is impossible for a journalist to be objective.
18), and he proceeds to explain why nature in Aristotle is allowed to equivocate, failing to note that in the present case equivocating about the nature of nature forces us to equivocate on the distinction between female and slave.