to use unclear language especially to deceive or mislead someone. Source:
Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. Examples:
When you are unwilling to make a decision and almost intentionally go back and
forth between two choices, you are
intr.v. e·quiv·o·cat·ed, e·quiv·o·cat·ing, e·quiv·o·cates. To use equivocal language to deceive someone or avoid committing oneself to a position. See Synonyms ...
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