The correct answer is be evasive.
A. imitate the sound of
B. utter noisily
C. make equal
D. be evasive
The correct answer is D To be evasive; to be vague or ambiguous so as to conceal or mislead; To use ambiguous words or unclear expressions, especially in order to hedge or conceal the truth.
Equivocate comes from late Latin aequivocare, from Latin acquest (equal) + vocare (to call).
Examples of use:
- The candidate equivocated on key issues.
- It is preferable to take a firm position rather than equivocate.