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weasel words

plural noun
 
 
informal
something that someone says either to avoid answering a question clearly or to make someone believe something that is not true
推託之詞;狡辯的話
Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
Translations of “weasel words”
in Chinese (Simplified) 推托之词, 狡辩的话…
(Definition of weasel words from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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