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spokesweasel

spokesweasel n. a spokesperson; a public relations agent. Editorial Note: Weasel, meaning “a treacherous person; a sneak,” dates to at least as early as 1833. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, to weasel, meaning “to equivocate; to quibble; to prevaricate” dates to at least as early as 1900, as does the term weasel word. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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