[ pri-var-i-keyt ]
- speak or act in an evasive way.
- to speak falsely or misleadingly; deliberately misstate or create an incorrect impression; lie.
Examples of prevaricate in a sentence:
- Because my sister Sarah does not take bad news well, I always prevaricate when telling her something she does not want to hear.
- In order to get his bill passed, the politician went out of his way to prevaricate about the release of the environmental study.