tergiversation

Definitions of tergiversation
  1. noun
    falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language
    synonyms: equivocation
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    type of:
    falsification, misrepresentation
    a willful perversion of facts
  2. noun
    the act of abandoning a party for cause
    synonyms: apostasy
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    type of:
    abandonment, desertion, forsaking
    the act of giving something up
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