Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun prevarication

3 senses of prevarication

Sense 1
lie, prevarication -- (a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth)
       => falsehood, falsity, untruth -- (a false statement)

Sense 2
equivocation, prevarication, evasiveness -- (intentionally vague or ambiguous)
       => untruthfulness -- (the quality of being untruthful)
       => ambiguity, equivocalness -- (unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning)

Sense 3
lying, prevarication, fabrication -- (the deliberate act of deviating from the truth)
       => falsification, misrepresentation -- (a willful perversion of facts)

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