Synonyms of equivocate in English:


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1‘the government have equivocated too often in the past’

prevaricate, be evasive, be non-committal, be vague, be ambiguous, dodge the issue, evade the issue, beat about the bush, hedge, hedge one's bets, fudge the issue
fence, parry questions
vacillate, shilly-shally, cavil, waver, quibble
temporize, hesitate, stall, stall for time, shuffle about
British hum and haw
informal pussyfoot around, waffle, sit on the fence, duck the issue, duck the question
British informal flannel
archaic palter
rare tergiversate