Lie and Tergiversate


Lie verb - To make a statement one knows to be untrue.

Tergiversate and lie are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tergiversate" instead a verb "Lie".

Nearby Word: lied


Tergiversate verb - To avoid giving a definite answer or position.
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Synonyms for Tergiversate

Lie and tergiversate are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Lie" instead a verb "Tergiversate".

Nearby Word: tergiversation
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Tergiversate and Lie. (2016). Retrieved 2023, March 27, from
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Tergiversate or Lie. 2016. Accessed March 27, 2023.
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