|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
to lie, to speak untruthfully or misleadingly
Perhaps he who deliberately prevaricates in formally accusing an innocent person of a crime should suffer the expected punishment of the accused.
Related English words: prevarication, prevaricator
Latin root words: praevaricator, praevaricatoris, m. - a double dealer, a false advocate; praevaricor, praevaricari - to be a false advocate