verb (used without object)
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Origin of palter
OTHER WORDS FROM palterpal·ter·er, noun
Words nearby palter
How to use palter in a sentence
But though his language is calm and restrained, he never condescends to palter with slavery.Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865|Abraham Lincoln
But her stainless heart was too proud in virtue to palter and equivocate with circumstances.
The Chorus hear it too; but they linger and palter, while each gives his grave sentence deliberately in his proper turn.Guy Livingstone;|George A. Lawrence
Do not think that you should palter with the truth either because it may not be palatable to me, or seem decorous to yourself.Ayala's Angel|Anthony Trollope
Yancey, speaking for Alabama, refused to palter with any plan not built on the proposition that slavery was in itself right.History of the United States|Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard