Word of the Week: Tergiversate

As in: “During the Second World War when the Communists had to tergiversate due to the Hitler-Stalin pact and Hitler’s subsequent attack on the Soviet Union, they lost the respect of all other leftists and found it difficult to recover credibility after the war.” (Kulke & Rothermund, 1998, p. 300)

Kulke, H., & Rothermund, D. (1998).  A history of India.  London: Routledge. Retrieved fromhttp://site.ebrary.com/lib/emmanuel/docDetail.action?docID=10056202&p00=tergiversate

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