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synonyms for prevaricator

  • cheat
  • deceiver
  • dissimulator
  • equivocator
  • fabricator
  • fabulist
  • falsifier
  • fibber
  • maligner
  • misleader
  • perjurer
  • phony
  • promoter
  • storyteller
  • trickster
  • con artist
  • deluder
  • fabler
  • false witness
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How to use prevaricator in a sentence

The praise of his friends round the Oxford tea-tables turned him into a consistent prevaricator.
ROWLANDSON'S OXFORDA. HAMILTON GIBBS
"It's—it's ripped: torn across the skirt," floundered the Little Red Doctor, who is a weak, unreliable prevaricator at best.
OUR SQUARE AND THE PEOPLE IN ITSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Mr. Rabbit, you are all these—a lazy, shiftless sneak, thief and prevaricator.'
MOTHER WEST WIND'S CHILDRENTHORNTON W. BURGESS
John tried to buy off the opposition with promises, but no one would trust the champion prevaricator of the age.
THE CHAUTAUQUAN, VOL. III, JANUARY 1883THE CHAUTAUQUAN LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC CIRCLE
He will surely be heard from again some day, as he has the elements that go to make up a successful prevaricator.
A GUEST AT THE LUDLOW AND OTHER STORIESEDGAR WILSON (BILL) NYE
I'm not after sayin' me father was a prevaricator—no, indeed!
OVER THE SEAS FOR UNCLE SAMELAINE STERNE
He was not willingly a prevaricator, and hated thoroughly to make explanations concerning it.
SISTER CARRIETHEODORE DREISER
But an Englishman is nothing if not a prevaricator; he calls it being scrupulously truthful.
WHEN GHOST MEETS GHOSTWILLIAM FREND DE MORGAN
Everything this girl said made her more of a prevaricator, even though she might be innocent of crime.
THE MYSTERY GIRLCAROLYN WELLS
We do not like the double-faced prevaricator, who cozens both sides, and deals in words that palter in a double sense.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 6 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PREVARICATOR

  • coiner
  • counterfeiter
  • distorter
  • fabulist
  • faker
  • falsifier
  • fibber
  • liar
  • prevaricator
  • storyteller
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.