a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
intentionally vague or ambiguous
the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
- I said it was prevarication, chief engineer for the mission.
- All my attempts to question the authorities on the subject were met by evasion and prevarication.
- prevaricate 支吾其辞
Timothy Shelley was not deceived by prevarications.出自： R. Christiansen
What he wanted was an end to all this prevarication.出自： M. Forster