verb (used without object)
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Origin of palter
OTHER WORDS FROM palterpal·ter·er, noun
Words nearby palter
Example sentences from the Web for palter
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