–verb (used without object), -sat·ed, -sat·ing.
1. to change repeatedly one’s attitude or opinions with respect to a cause, subject, etc.; equivocate.
2. to turn renegade.
It is not often one comes across interesting and unusual words in daily converstaion. But a friend of mine at The Bollo used ‘tergiversate’ in conversation recently. I hadn’t a clue what he was talking about. He defined it and I provide the dictionary.com definition in case you should wish to shoehorn it into your conversation as well.
Interesting word… Is David Cameron a tergiversator? Do you know any tergiversators?