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How to use equivocation in a sentence
Brian Cox plays his overbearing patriarch with booming conviction that prizes fury over equivocation.‘Succession’ Season 3 Premiere Recap: Kendall Channels O.J. and Logan Wants Blood | Laura Bradley | October 18, 2021 | The Daily Beast
equivocation around mask-wearing has been one of his most notable other failures in the pandemic response.50 million world Covid-19 cases: The biggest outbreaks, explained | Christina Animashaun | November 9, 2020 | Vox
But diplomatic ambiguity that translates into equivocation and weakness is not helpful at all.
The equivocation leads Weisberg to shift the meaning of flexibility.
The belligerents in abortion wars disdain this search for compromise as mere equivocation, a flinching from deeper truths.
Romney was so proud of his pro-choice pedigree that he even tweaked his Senate opponent, Democrat Ted Kennedy, for equivocation.
Yeah, yeah, Chris said; or something like that—not buying my equivocation and pressing on with the subjunctive.
Sovereigns, as well as gods, have sometimes made use of equivocation.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Who would venture to assert that Paul, or that anybody, could catch the trick of equivocation in such a service?Expositor's Bible: The Second Epistle to the Corinthians | James Denney
Anywhere, everywhere, he would have spoken his convictions without concealment, without equivocation.The Broken Sword | Dennison Worthington
He is among those whose names have given rise to a word: "escobarderie" is a synonym for equivocation.The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal | Blaise Pascal
But this is no equivocation, it is evidence there, that subordinate laws exist and nothing more.
British Dictionary definitions for equivocation
the act or an instance of equivocating
logic a fallacy based on the use of the same term in different senses, esp as the middle term of a syllogism, as the badger lives in the bank, and the bank is in the High Street, so the badger lives in the High Street
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