Verb(1) be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
(1) if you palter or double in your answers, I will have thee hung alive in an iron chain(2) What a paltering - what a childish paltering - unworthy of a schoolboy - is his solemn denial that the Pilgrims sailed for New England because they were persecuted.(3) Britain's decline in military and economic power forced Churchill to move "from conjurer to palterer ," from someone who could transform the Dunkirk retreat into a victory, to someone who could only pretend to play the role of leader of a great power.(4) He is the patron saint of fibbing (also known as paltering ).(5) Too much paltering in journalism is fatal to a writer's development.(6) ‘Was I a preacher?’ Pain asked of Anderson, ‘no I was a palterer , and my living was but in paltry, and I had no mind to mend yet.’(7) He sought - and found - a man who paltered with the truth and monkeyed with the work of officials.(8) It is the worse, then, when he palters with the terms of banishment, allowing Bolingbroke to return in six years, Mowbray never.
1. beat around the bush ::
2. prevaricate ::
3. tergiversate ::
4. equivocate ::
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