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mollusque commented on the word tergivisate
Oops, still off: tergiversate.
March 7, 2008
julielee53 commented on the word tergivisate
tergivesate my spelling was off before
1. To use evasions or ambiguities; equivocate.
2. To change sides; apostatize.
Latin tergivers�?rī, tergivers�?t- : tergum, the back + vers�?re, to turn; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
ter'gi·ver·sa'tion n., ter'gi·ver·sa'tor (-s�?'tər) n. verb
1. be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information syn: beat around the bush
2. abandon one's beliefs or allegiances syn: apostatize
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