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Boris Johnson may have once prevaricated about Brexit, but his political identity is now bound to it.
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He should have no opportunity to prevaricate if I once challenged him.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE - VOLUME 55, NO. 343, MAY 1844VARIOUS
They Act up to their Relation; neither sneak, nor prevaricate, nor do any thing unbecoming their Office.
A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORALITY, AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGEJEREMY COLLIER
They dont have to tell the truth all the time, but on the contrary, are privileged to prevaricate in the most artistic manner.
NOTHING BUT THE TRUTHFREDERIC S. ISHAM
If he wished to prevaricate at all, it was rather to attribute himself to Mrs. Bowen's city in Ohio.
INDIAN SUMMERWILLIAM D. HOWELLS
The patient tried to prevaricate, but Glory told the truth again, and was reproved once more.
THE CHRISTIANHALL CAINE
Thinking it professional to prevaricate, he murmured something about a nervous breakdown.
HOWARDS ENDE. M. FORSTER
"I fail to see how a newspaper can be made to prevaricate truthfully," asserted Mr. Whitechoker.
THE IDIOTJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
And hath that man been true to this Nation, whosoever he be, especially that hath taken an oath, thus to prevaricate?
THE LIFE OF JOHN MILTON, VOLUME 5 (OF 7), 1654-1660DAVID MASSON
You prevaricate from excess of delicacy, and because you are afraid of implicating some of Dargental's old flames.
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