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  1. Weasel Words And Other Ways We Avoid Telling The Truth

    Most of us know what the word lying means, but what happens when someone carefully skirts the truth instead of telling a bold-faced whopper? Politicians, in particular, are well-known for making use of equivocal language as a way of hiding their true actions. What other ways can we describe language that hides the truth? What is hyperbole? Tweens and teens tend to use hyperbole, otherwise …