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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language; Intentionally vague or ambiguous; A statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth.

Usage examples (32)
  • Ahhhh, the sweet sound of equivocation from a marginalized political opponent.
  • Notice that once the equivocation is removed, the argument becomes a non sequiter.
  • All evidence shows it is the evolutionists who engage in equivocation.
  • A) I agree there was no equivocation on your part, but equivocation is a frequently employed tactic in the cultural war. for more
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