Dodge and Tergiversate


Dodge verb - To move suddenly aside or to and fro.

Tergiversate is a synonym for dodge in avoid topic. In some cases you can use "Tergiversate" instead a verb "Dodge".

Nearby Words: dodged, dodger, dodging


Tergiversate verb - To avoid giving a definite answer or position.
Usage example: shamelessly tergiversating, the witness replied, “Well, it depends upon what your definition of ‘truth’ is”
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Synonyms for Tergiversate

Dodge is a synonym for tergiversate. You can use "Dodge" instead a verb "Tergiversate".

Nearby Word: tergiversation
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Tergiversate and Dodge. (2016). Retrieved 2023, March 24, from
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Tergiversate or Dodge. 2016. Accessed March 24, 2023.
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