Examples of tergiversate in a sentence
<shamelessly tergiversating, the witness replied, “Well, it depends upon what your definition of ‘truth’ is”>
Origin and Etymology of tergiversate
Latin tergiversatus, past participle of tergiversari to show reluctance, from tergum back + versare to turn, frequentative of vertere to turn — more at worth
First Known Use: 1590
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