[prih-VAIR-uh-kayt]

intrans

verb. To depart from or evade the truth; to speak with equivocation.

Alberto Gonzalez clearly prevaricated when he answered every fucking question with, “I do not recall.”


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Prevaricate.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/prevaricate. Accessed 27 July 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “prevaricate”, accessed July 27, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/prevaricate.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Prevaricate. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved July 27, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/prevaricate


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