Monday, June 8, 2009

Word of the Week #55

tergiversation - [tuhr-jiv-uhr-SAY-shuhn] - noun

Definition:
1. The act of practicing evasion or of being deliberately ambiguous.
2. The act of abandoning a party or cause.

Usage:
I know my oldest son is up to something when he answers a simple question with tergiversation.


*This word sounds all intelligent. And it makes a decent tongue-twister, too. :)

1 comment:

Chantele said...

Sounds like my son.:)