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 5 Feb. 2023.
The Effin Word, s.v. tergiversation, accessed February 5, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/tergiversation.
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Tergiversation. In The Effin Word. Retrieved February 5, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/tergiversation