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tergiversate

ter·giv·er·sate

tergiversate

 
pronunciation:
tr jih vr seIt
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: tergiversated, tergiversates, tergiversating
definition 1: to cause doubt or be intentionally ambiguous; equivocate.
similar words:
equivocate
definition 2: to change or abandon what one has believed, advocated, or practiced; become a renegade.
derivations: tergiversation (n.), tergiversator (n.)