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Synonyms for palter

to stray from truthfulness or sincerity

to argue about the terms, as of a sale

Synonyms for palter

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

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Individual essays of "Deception" include "Why Most People Parse Palters, Fibs, Lies, Whoppers, and Other Deceptions Poorly", "Digital Doctoring: Can We Trust Photographs?
Salem Witchcraft Palters, I, 238; 2:539-43; Roach, Salem Witch Trials, 267-71.
Since it is generally recognized that of all third-party palters, Medicare involves the highest "hassle factor,"[32,33] it is not surprising that 70% of the non-OB group, with its significantly higher percentage of Medicare patients, lists "government and other third-party interventions, red tape, and hassles" as the greatest dissatisfaction of their career.