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equivocate
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • He thought how ten minutes ago-yes, only ten minutes — there had still been equivocation in his heart as he wondered whether the news from the front would be of victory or defeat.

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  • She implied absolute support, but then proceeded to equivocate.
  • I will be as harsh as truth, and uncompromising as justice... I am in earnest, I will not equivocate, I will not excuse, I will not retreat a single inch, and I will be heard.
    William Lloyd Garrison (American abolitionist)

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