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Others might falter on the way; might palter with the truth; might parlay with the enemy.
We cannot palter; we cannot dissemble; we cannot shelter ourselves under half-truths, and make a covenant with lies.
She would face the truth and not palter with it, now that the crisis had really come.
NAME AND FAMEADELINE SERGEANT
Aziel could no longer palter with himself, it was the truth.
ELISSAH. RIDER HAGGARD
The honour of the school was in question, and he had no right to palter with that.
THE WILLOUGHBY CAPTAINSTALBOT BAINES REED
He would never compromise or palter with the truth, either by way of suppression, or exaggeration, or casuistical refinement.
Not once did he palter with his convictions or juggle with his self-respect for the sake of pelf or applause.
WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISONARCHIBALD H. GRIMKE
Besides, you are too old to lie; you will be called to your own account too soon to dare to palter with a dying man.
Why must he "palter in a double sense," and blow hot and cold in one breath?
APOLOGIA PRO VITA SUAJOHN HENRY NEWMAN
Do not think that you should palter with the truth either because it may not be palatable to me, or seem decorous to yourself.
AYALA'S ANGELANTHONY TROLLOPE

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