prevarication


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Synonyms for prevarication

Synonyms for prevarication

Synonyms for prevarication

a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth

intentionally vague or ambiguous

the deliberate act of deviating from the truth

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And this is the sticking point, with project director Rod Holmes warning that prevarication by the local authority is jeopardising a hoped-for deal with a major hotel operator.
He has watched his legal costs grow and has weathered the effects on his company and reputation from the scaremongering of environmental groups and the prevarication of Government agencies which have blown like daffodils in the wind.
The industry can't live with any more prevarication.
It is what we have come to expect from this lot; prevarication is the name of their game.
I wholly sympathize with our president's resentment toward insinuations of his spouse's propensity for prevarication.
We have faced downright denial and prevarication over these long 13 years.
Freight Transport Association external affairs director Geoff Dossetter said, 'Today's announcement means yet more prevarication and delay on the provision of vitally required increased capacity on one of the UK's most important trade routes.
The Government are annoyed with the months of prevarication and uncertainty and have written to say that the PFI should go to tender stage in its original comprehensive form.
Clearly, he has seen that Owen's prevarication was a tactic.
AFTER nearly two decades of prevarication,news that the derelict city centre post office in Victoria Street is finally to be developed as a shopping centre is indeed welcome.
The call was for there to be no prevarication, for them to face up to the direct probe: can your plans for Teesside steel really work?
That's what all the prevarication in late November last year was about.
The hint came during angry Commons exchanges in which Labour backbenchers accused the Government of prevarication on the issue.
But, despite five more massive Commons votes for a ban, we have since had prevarication,delays, inquiries,options and blockage.
Contrast his honesty with the slippery toff's evasion and prevarication.