fudge - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/fʌdʒ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyfudge
he/she/itfudges
present participlefudging
past tensefudged
past participlefudged
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to avoid giving a clear decision or answer

    People have accused us of fudging the issue.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to change the details of something, or to leave out information

    Journalists have always tended to fudge the facts.