prevaricator


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a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly

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Paul Martin appears in the book as a prevaricator, willing to say one thing in cabinet and another in public and to work closely with the PMO and then to coin his famous "Who do you know in the PMO?
We still didn't want to clog the court system with our complaint, but we realized we wouldn't get an apology from this prevaricator dealing editor-to-editor.
Their radio ads ballyhoo this self-confessed prevaricator as if he were a knight in shining armor.
He will go down in history as a prevaricator and a wobbly-kneed a**hole.
It becomes difficult for a prevaricator to keep track of all the lies he is telling, and you can often elicit an inconsistent response the second time you touch on a topic.
To call the forty-third President of the United States a prevaricator is not an exercise of opinion, not an inflammatory talk-radio device.
However, one among you endured these gusts no more and has attempted to harness them and place the Prevaricator in a dinghy.
It features an unnamed character, simply called the "old man" (der Greis), who sees through Stein and tells him what a prevaricator he really is, oily rationalizations and all.
Bush may be a prevaricator, which means a liar, but what Voice of the Mirror meant to call him was a procrastinator, which is someone who puts off making a decision (Page 6, November 20).
The testimony of the black witnesses is especially interesting because it portrays a Samuel Mudd unknown to modern history: that of slavemaster, slave capturer, Confederate agent, and prevaricator.
The material in the early chapters is shocking, and I speak as one who thought he had seen it all: the visiting sociologist from Hebrew University who adorned his office at my university with a PLO recruiting poster; the Tel-Aviv University philosophy professor who supplied Noam Chomsky's supporters with a letter of kashrut certifying the "lifelong dedication to Israel" of their (Israel-hating) idol; the Haifa University sociologist active in the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination League (a PLO front group); the contingent of Israeli professors taking up arms on behalf of the great prevaricator Edward Said.
And while that leads some to call him a fibber, a prevaricator, or worse, he may just be a "chronic lawyer.
His petitions and testimony in London disclosed that he could also be a prevaricator and a perjurer.
Perhaps the most contumacious prevaricator was Keith Tucci.
Challenge the mistaken, the misinformed and the outright prevaricator while acknowledging honest criticism.