To prevaricate is to dance around the truth or speak evasively.
(Intransitive) To use words of equivocal or doubtful signification; to express one's opinions in terms which admit of different senses, with intent to deceive; to use ambiguous expressions with a view to mislead; as, to equivocate is the work of duplicity.
To abandon one's religious faith, a political party, one's principles, or a cause.
To move (the feet) with a dragging or shoving gait
To give up (a claim, right, belief, etc.), usually by a formal public statement
To divert or deflect:
To leave empty or alone; abandon.
Pussyfoot is to walk cautiously or to act in a way to avoid commitment.
(Intransitive) To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide.
Approach means to move close to something.
In a clear manner; so as to be clear
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