prævaricate

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prævaricate (third-person singular simple present prævaricates, present participle prævaricating, simple past and past participle prævaricated)

  1. obsolete spelling of prevaricate
    • 1843, Abraham Wheelock, quoted in Original Letters of Eminent Literary Men; page 158:
      And how far Augustine and his successors did well, and where, without scripture, by humane devises they did fondlie prævaricate, and Greg. himself was not free.