Definition of prevaricate:
distort, hesitate, delay, play for time, palter, shuffle, study at lie, procrastinate, hold off, temporize, falsify, lie, lie, wait around, apostatise, sit on, evade the truth, perjure, wait, falsify, fabricate, apostatize, true, fib, put off, forswear, equivocate, beat around the bush, tergiversate.
It seems, indeed, quite as easy to prevaricate with religious injunctions as human laws, when the exercise of their reason does not lead people to acquire principles for themselves to be the criterion of all those they receive from others.- "Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark", Mary Wollstonecraft.
- "India‚??s Problem Krishna or Christ", John P. Jones.
- "When Ghost Meets Ghost", William Frend De Morgan.