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Oxford dictionary definition of the word tergiversate:
1make conflicting or evasive statements; equivocate:
the more she tergiversated, the greater grew the ardency of the reporters for an interview
2change one’s loyalties; abandon a belief or principle.
mid 17th century: from Latin tergiversat- ‘with one’s back turned’, from the verb tergiversari, from tergum ‘back’ + vertere ‘to turn’