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How to use prevaricating in a sentence

  • The chief addressed Julia in a tone of authority, imitating the counsel for the crown when examining a prevaricating witness.

    The Book of the Bush | George Dunderdale
  • In order that she might continue to think him so, he would go on prevaricating forever, if necessary.

    Galusha the Magnificent | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Here the prevaricating waiting-maid told barely the truth in words: Mad.

  • Mrs. Norman made the most common, and—where the object is to baffle curiosity—the most useless of prevaricating replies.

    The Evil Genius | Wilkie Collins
  • Randal flattered himself that he had made a prevaricating reply simply impossible.

    The Evil Genius | Wilkie Collins

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