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Noun: tergiversation  ,tur,ji-vu(r)'sey-shun or ,tur-ji-vu(r)'sey-shun
  1. Falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language
    - equivocation
  2. The act of abandoning a party for cause
    - apostasy

Derived forms: tergiversations

Type of: abandonment, desertion, falsification, forsaking, misrepresentation

Encyclopedia: Tergiversation