Word of the Day – Sept. 23 – Tergiversation

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Noun: Tergiversation (ter-jiv-er-SAY-shun)

Definition:

1. Evasion of straightforward action or clear-cut statement: equivocation.

2. Desertion of a cause, position, party, or faith.

Sample sentence: Ken’s speech was marked by tergiversation and gave few indications of where he really stood on the issue.

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