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to use evasive or deliberately vague language

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to go stealthily or furtively

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From Victoria Adjo Climbi today, nothing has changed, and nothing will change until social services stops pussyfooting around and demand access to the children in need of their help.
Pussyfooting around in a land war, with needless loss of British lives, will soon totally lose what ebbing public support remains.
Everything went to plan and there was no pussyfooting out there - they went a good pace.
And instead of pussyfooting about when Iceland's banks went belly up he froze their assets.
I fondly remember George Curtis and Brian Hill, they never lost the players they were marking; if beaten, it was by skill alone, not pussyfooting about in their own penalty area.
Although Leibovitz and Sontag shared homes together in New York and Paris, traveled the world together, and were an item for 15 years in New York City, the price for access to her presence and her photographs is pussyfooting profiles in Newsweek, The New York Times, and The [London] Guardian.
As Lewis Lapham says in Ruth Conniff's wonderful interview with the former Harper's editor this month, "It is this kind of pussyfooting on the part of the Democratic Party that has led us into this morass.
When Joe stops pussyfooting and asks for a raise, he's offered extra work instead--and when payday comes, revolution is in the air.
It is time to stop pussyfooting around and deal with the problem of obesity seriously.
It's time we stopped pussyfooting around and stood up for ourselves.
and it's time to stop pussyfooting around and call a spade a spade.
Wholesalers can be assured that we are not pussyfooting on big issues.
I hope the government gets up off their rump and starts doing something with the steel industry and stops pussyfooting with it.
In traditional documentary practice, I think there's been too much pussyfooting as to what's actually going on with the material.