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Verb: palter  pol-tu(r)
  1. Be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
    - beat around the bush [informal], equivocate, tergiversate, prevaricate, beat about the bush [informal], weasel [informal]

Derived forms: paltered, palters, paltering

Type of: disinform, misinform, mislead

Encyclopedia: Palter