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prevaricate

美国发音:[prɪ'verɪ.keɪt]
英国发音:[prɪ'værɪkeɪt] [v]
支吾,搪塞,推诿;撒谎

hide truth
When you prevaricate you hide the truth by not giving direct answer to a question. You prevaricate if you are evasive; that is, if you avoid giving a direct answer to a question.