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prevaricate
(v)
prǝ-VAIR-i-cate
Meaning

avoid telling the truth

1st Sample Sentence

Don't prevaricate: were you or were you not at the scene of the crime?

Root

prae (before)#varicare (straddle) (Latin)

Mnemonics

pre (before)varicate (varying) i. e varying the truth b4 bcomz a lie pre+var (truth)+cate (fabricate) is to fabricate the truth, meaning to lie. divide is as pre (. before)+var (truth. )+icate (. gate). i.e. before truth, you have kept a gate. Hence you are LYING or HIDING THE TRUTH. pre (Before)+var (True)= so before telling the truth you awlays lie

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