tergiversor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tergum(back, hindpart) + vertō(I turn).

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Verb[edit]

tergiversor (present infinitive tergiversārī, perfect active tergiversātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I turn my back and am reluctant; I evade.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of tergiversor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tergiversor tergiversāris, tergiversāre tergiversātur tergiversāmur tergiversāminī tergiversantur
imperfect tergiversābar tergiversābāris, tergiversābāre tergiversābātur tergiversābāmur tergiversābāminī tergiversābantur
future tergiversābor tergiversāberis, tergiversābere tergiversābitur tergiversābimur tergiversābiminī tergiversābuntur
perfect tergiversātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect tergiversātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect tergiversātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tergiverser tergiversēris, tergiversēre tergiversētur tergiversēmur tergiversēminī tergiversentur
imperfect tergiversārer tergiversārēris, tergiversārēre tergiversārētur tergiversārēmur tergiversārēminī tergiversārentur
perfect tergiversātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect tergiversātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tergiversāre tergiversāminī
future tergiversātor tergiversātor tergiversantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives tergiversārī tergiversātus esse tergiversātūrus esse
participles tergiversans tergiversātus tergiversātūrus tergiversandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
tergiversārī tergiversandī tergiversandō tergiversandum tergiversātum tergiversātū

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