Here is the meaning of the word, PALTER

Palter ( v. i. ) - To act in insincere or deceitful manner; to play false; to equivocate; to shift; to dodge; to trifle.
Palter ( v. i. ) - To babble; to chatter.
Palter ( v. i. ) - To haggle.
Palter ( v. t. ) - To trifle with; to waste; to squander in paltry ways or on worthless things.