prevaricate


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I heard him prevaricate and I was thinking he's obviously got a problem with this.
He said: "You have the ministers who are lazy, the ministers who can't make decisions and prevaricate.
But that is no reason to prevaricate and place unnecessary obstacles in the way of something that deserves serious attention.
If that means finding the money to pay for drugs such as Herceptin then we can no longer afford to prevaricate about paying the financial cost.
If chairman Bill Kenwright is serious in stamping out racism at the club he must take stronger measures than just prevaricate ?
The generals cannot reasonably prevaricate any longer.
He said: 'If we prevaricate, the window will close and we will have a First Division squad and that's where we will end up again.
But while politicians prevaricate, business leaders in the North are only too happy to talk straight.
I can understand his dilemma, if he chooses the first option he will lose some seats in the Assembly elections, if the second, he will lose even more seats, but if he continues to prevaricate, he will lose the right to be regarded as a serious politician.
We no longer need to experiment, to demonstrate or to prevaricate.
But the delay now endorsed in the North West and other regions by the Electoral Commission will allow the Goverment to prevaricate for as long as they wish, and quietly sweep the whole thing under a constitutional carpet.