To tergiversate is to often change your mind about a subject or cause, or to change your alliances.(verb)
An example of to tergiversate is for a politician to change political parties and denounce a bill that they once helped to pass.
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intransitive verb ter·giv·er·sat·ed, ter·giv·er·sat·ing, ter·giv·er·sates
Origin: Latin tergiversārī, tergiversāt-
Origin: : tergum, the back
Origin: + versāre, to turn; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
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