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1. equivocation

noun. ['ɪkwɪvəˈkeɪʃən'] intentionally vague or ambiguous.

Synonyms

  • untruthfulness
  • equivocalness
  • prevarication
  • ambiguity

Antonyms

  • unequivocalness
  • unambiguity
  • confront
  • maximise

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Words that Rhyme with Equivocation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

2. equivocation

noun. ['ɪkwɪvəˈkeɪʃən'] falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language.

Synonyms

  • falsification
  • tergiversation

Antonyms

  • truth
  • understatement
  • honesty

3. equivocation

noun. ['ɪkwɪvəˈkeɪʃən'] a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth.

Synonyms

  • quiddity
  • deceit
  • cavil
  • hedging
  • hedge
  • misrepresentation
  • indirect expression
  • quibble
  • doublespeak
  • circumlocution
  • deception

Antonyms

  • terseness
  • veracity
  • sincerity
  • monosemy

Example sentences of the word equivocation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The most common of these is equivocation, which occurs when a phrase is interpreted or defined in the argument in two or more different ways.

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