equivocate, apostatize, true, tergiversate, bargain, agree, huckster, dicker, beat around the bush, prevaricate, haggle, negotiate, apostatise, shuffle, higgle.
I will not palter
and parley with the unholy thing.
She faced the truth squarely, without palter.
Do not think that you should palter
with the truth either because it may not be palatable to me, or seem decorous to yourself.