from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In conchology, having varices; marked by varicose formations.


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  • He pre-varicated very well (his response was replayed with last week's interview) but it meant that the news had to come out prematurely and it was bad timing for Cameron who was otherwise pre-occupied with party conference and presumably had not had time to inform all the Shadow Cabinet.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?


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