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palter

pal·ter

palter

pronunciation:
pawl tr
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: paltered, paltering, palters
definition 1: to speak or behave insincerely.
similar words:
dodge, equivocate, evade, fence, fudge, quibble, tergiversate, waffle
definition 2: to haggle or quibble, as in bargaining.
synonyms:
chaffer, dicker, haggle
similar words:
bargain, higgle, negotiate, quibble
derivation: palterer (n.)