tergiversation :

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  • n  falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language
  • n  the act of abandoning a party for cause

  • I saw exactly how it happened and why the tergiversation was inevitable: and how one step involved all the others.
  • Another has been the behavior of its distinguished columnists-the lamentation of Mark Sullivan, the oscillation of Dorothy Thompson, the tergiversation of Walter Lippmann.
  • Re your article, "Hold Barred," included in the Radio department of PTI, April 24, be it known to you, sirs, that song lyrics need not be guilty of lingual tergiversation with a .

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