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cloudface commented on the word tergiversation
"intenet" should be "intend" on the last post...it's 3am where I am right now...
July 1, 2009
I much prefer:
tergiversation \tuhr-jiv-uhr-SAY-shuhn\, noun:
1. The act of practicing evasion or of being deliberately ambiguous.
2. The act of abandoning a party or cause.
n. act or state of being apostate or renegade; equivocation. tergiversator, n. tergiversatory, a.
"Like most writers, I have always championed thrift . . . . Not long ago, however, I experienced an extraordinary tergiversation. Now I'm an ally of excess, a proponent of redundancy."
Michael Norman, "When an Author's Words Are Sold by the Pound", New York Times, September 15, 1991
There are at least 4 different interpretations of the word as far as a quick bit of "Google sleuthing" could just provide.
I intenet on implementing the word for a sort of "concept album" I started 5 years ago ie figuring I'd change my way of making music by now/attitude etc...but enough about me..
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