The act of evading any clear course of action or speech, of being deliberately ambiguous; equivocation; fickleness.
To his wife, Liam’s explanation was marked by tergiversation. He gave few indications of where he was the night before, or why he smelled like another woman’s perfume.
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Tergiversation. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/tergiversation. Accessed 30 Sept. 2022.
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The Effin Word. (n.d.). Tergiversation. In The Effin Word. Retrieved September 30, 2022, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/tergiversation