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prevaricate
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Crime and Punishment
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  • But to be stopped on the stairs, to be forced to listen to her trivial, irrelevant gossip, to pestering demands for payment, threats and complaints, and to rack his brains for excuses, to prevaricate, to lie—no, rather than that, he would creep down the stairs like a cat and slip out unseen.

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  • The government will prevaricate until after elections.
  • The company will attempt to prevaricate until the matter was forgotten by the media and public.

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