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equivocation

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  1. 1 deliberate evasion in speech your equivocation when asked where you were last night is not reassuring Synonyms of equivocation circumlocution, shuffle, tergiversationWords Related to equivocation quibbling; ambiguity, ambiguousness, equivocalness, murkiness, nebulousness, obscureness, obscurity, opacityNear Antonyms of equivocation candor, directness, forthrightness, frankness, openheartedness, openness, plainness, plumpness, straightforwardness

  2. 2 the quality or state of having a veiled or uncertain meaning the equivocation of the last line of the poem, “That is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know” Synonyms of equivocation ambiguity, ambiguousness, darkness, equivocalness, obscurity, inscrutability, inscrutableness, murkiness, mysteriousness, nebulosity, nebulousness, obliqueness, obliquity, opacity, opaquenessWords Related to equivocation mystery, reconditeness; cloudiness, dimness, faintness, fogginess, fuzziness, haziness, indefiniteness, indistinctness, mistiness, shade, shadow, uncertainty, vagueness; impenetrability, incomprehensibility, incomprehensibleness; circuitousness, circuity, indirectness; deepness, depth, profoundness; abstruseness, abstrusity, complexity, complication, difficulty, obtusenessNear Antonyms of equivocation comprehensibility, intelligibility, legibility; brightness, distinctness, self-evidence; certainty, surety; definiteness, exactness, explicitness, incision, incisiveness, lucidity, lucidness, perspicuity, perspicuousness; directness, forthrightness, openness, straightforwardness; palpability, tangibility, tangibleness, visibility; readability, readableness; obviousnessAntonyms of equivocation clarity, clearness, obviousness, plainness


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