Tergiversation

Definition of Tergiversation

Ter`gi`ver`sa´tion
n.1.The act of tergiversating; a shifting; shift; subterfuge; evasion.
Writing is to be preferred before verbal conferences, as being freer from passions and tergiversations.
- Abp. Bramhall.
2.Fickleness of conduct; inconstancy; change.
The colonel, after all his tergiversations, lost his life in the king's service.
- Clarendon.

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about-face, amphibology, apostasy, denial, desertion, disavowal, double entendre, double meaning, equivocality, equivocation, equivoque, falseness, forswearing, recreancy, renunciation, repudiation, reversal, reverse
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