tergiversatory

adjective ter·gi·ver·sa·to·ry \ ¦tərjə̇¦vərsəˌtōrē ; (ˌ)tərˈjivər- sometimes (ˌ)tərˈgi- \

Definition of tergiversatory

: displaying or practicing tergiversation
  • tergiversatory political career

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Origin and Etymology of tergiversatory

Late Latin tergiversatorius, from Latin tergiversatus + -orius -ory


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