tergiversatory

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

Definition of tergiversatory

  1. :  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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