Synonyms of prevaricate in English:


See definition of prevaricate


1‘he seemed to prevaricate when journalists asked pointed questions about his involvement’


be evasive, beat about the bush, hedge, fence, shilly-shally, shuffle, dodge, dodge the issue, sidestep, sidestep the issue, pussyfoot, equivocate, be non-committal, parry questions, be vague, vacillate, quibble, cavil, lie

temporize, stall, stall for time

British hum and haw

informal duck the issue

archaic palter

rare tergiversate