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Equivocate GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

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Equivocate GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/ɪˈkwɪv.ə.keɪt/ (verb)

Definition

to speak vaguely but intentionally to conceal the truth, be deliberately unclear, prevaricate, hedge, be ambiguous and evasive, dodge the issue, beat around the bush, hesitate, quibble, vacillate, waver

Example

A follow-up to their New York Times bestseller Spy The Lie, the book teaches readers the simple methods they used to get the truth out of absolutely anyone—without resorting to torture. Whether it’s speaking with your teenager about how that dent suddenly appeared in the car, or your spouse about a mysteriously deleted browser history, or your business partner about a discrepancy in the books, their step-by-step guide lays out how to apply these principles to all aspects of our lives, and how to decipher if anyone is equivocating.

Source: https://www.forbes.com/

Antonyms

speak your mind

Parts of speech

Adjective: equivocal

Adverb: equivocally

Noun: equivocation

Noun: equivocator

Adverb: equivocatingly

Adjective: equivocatory


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