prevaricate

US [prɪˈverɪˌkeɪt]
UK [prɪˈværɪkeɪt]
  • v.支吾搪塞;闪烁其词;吞吞吐吐
  • Web支吾其词;撒谎;支吾其辞
Simple Present:prevaricates  Present Participle:prevaricating  Past Tense:prevaricated  
prevaricate
v.
1.
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(+ speech)
支吾搪塞;闪烁其词;吞吞吐吐to avoid giving a direct answer to a question in order to hide the truth
Stop prevaricating and come to the point.
别吞吞吐吐的,有话快说吧。

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