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prevaricating

see definition of prevaricating
  • verbdeceive; stretch the truth
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Synonyms for prevaricating

verb deceive; stretch the truth
  • belie
  • cavil
  • con
  • distort
  • dodge
  • equivocate
  • evade
  • exaggerate
  • fabricate
  • falsify
  • fib
  • garble
  • hedge
  • invent
  • jive
  • lie
  • misrepresent
  • misspeak
  • palter
  • quibble
  • shift
  • shuffle
  • tergiversate
  • beat around the bush
  • beg the question
  • phony up
  • put on

Antonyms for prevaricating

  • be honest
  • confront
  • face
  • meet
  • order
  • tell truth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.