verb (prevaricat, es)
- (intransitive) To shift or turn from the direct course, or from truth; to evade the truth; to waffle or be (intentionally) ambiguous.
- (intransitive) To speak with equivocation; to shuffle; to quibble.
- (intransitive) To collude, as where an informer colludes with the defendant, and makes a sham prosecution.
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