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Verb: equivocate  i'kwi-vu,keyt
  1. Be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
    "Producers equivocate about projects, directors equivocate about stories, and agents equivocate about terms";
    - beat around the bush, tergiversate, prevaricate, palter, beat about the bush, weasel

Derived forms: equivocated, equivocates, equivocating

Type of: disinform, misinform, mislead