To give up (a pursuit, practice, way of living or feeling, etc.)
To become an apostate
Equivocate is defined as to use vague language in order to mislead or deceive.
To shy away from a definite commitment or from decisive action
To change one's position; to shift ground; to evade questions; to resort to equivocation; to prevaricate.
To speak of or refer to by means of a euphemism.
(Reflexive) To gain something for oneself by clever or devious means.
To abandon a position or association, often to join an opposing group:
To become a deserter or an outlaw.
To become sour:
To puff out (the hair) with or as if with a pad of material.
To remove (objects or obstructions):
To come near to in place, time, character, or value; to draw nearer to.
To hope confidently; to believe; usually with a phrase or infinitive clause as the object.
To utter or say in an evasive manner.
To quibble, especially in bargaining.
In typing, to change from small letters, etc. to capitals, etc. by depressing a key (shift key)
Find another word for tergiversate. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tergiversate, like: renounce, apostatize, equivocate, pussyfoot, desert, shuffle, euphemize, hedge, weasel, waffle and defect.