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1 to avoid giving a definite answer or position
  • the candidate was criticized for fudging on most of the questions during the debate

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2 to use dishonest methods to achieve a goal
  • she's been fudging on her taxes for years

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3 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
  • fudged the facts about his educational background so he could get the position

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The first known use of fudge was in 1674

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“Fudge.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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