What is another word for palter?

Pronunciation: [pˈɒltə] (IPA)

Palter is a rarely used word with a specific meaning of "to talk or act insincerely or deceitfully". Some synonyms for palter that can be used in different contexts include equivocate, prevaricate, hedge, dodge, beat around the bush, maneuver, finesse, and deceive. Equivocation refers to using ambiguous language to conceal the truth, whereas prevarication involves telling lies to avoid the truth. Hedging refers to avoiding a direct answer by offering vague or evasive responses. Dodging and beating around the bush involve avoiding a direct answer altogether. Maneuvering and finessing involve subtle tactics to achieve one's desired outcome. Deceiving refers to intentionally misleading or tricking someone.

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Usage examples for Palter

He mustn't palter, or trifle, or shilly-shally about that iron certainty.
"The Devil's Garden"
W. B. Maxwell
"For my own part I scorn to palter with words.
"The White Gauntlet"
Mayne Reid
That you may palter!
"Yolanda of Cyprus"
Cale Young Rice

Related words: palter size, palter color, palter tree

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