Definition of equivocation:
prevarication, equivocality, euphemism, ambiguity, waffle, lying, apostasy, clear, nonpayment, dodging, equivoque, fabrication, evasion, escape, shuffle, weasel word, double-entendre, lie, hedge, tergiversation, evasiveness.
- "Napoleon the Little", Victor Hugo.
This equivocation between the formula of the physician and that of the mathematician is as good, though not so perceptible to the world at large, as that made by Mr. Briggs's friend in Punch's picture, which I cut out to paste into my Logic.- "A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)", Augustus de Morgan.
- "'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam.", Charles King.