Romney was so proud of his pro-choice pedigree that he even tweaked his Senate opponent, Democrat Ted Kennedy, for equivocation.
The equivocation leads Weisberg to shift the meaning of flexibility.
But diplomatic ambiguity that translates into equivocation and weakness is not helpful at all.
Yeah, yeah, Chris said; or something like that—not buying my equivocation and pressing on with the subjunctive.
I was too broken and overcome by the shock of failure; failure precise and stern, admitting of no equivocation.
"I go for stoppum Hicks' ranch," said Good Indian, without any attempt at equivocation.
But the astronomer, in perpetrating that bad joke, would evidently have been guilty of an equivocation.
But Peter had reached a point where he was tired of equivocation.
One great fault of style which the Hymn shows is equivocation.
equivocation is to be carefully avoided, all misunderstanding is to be shunned.
late 14c., "the fallacy of using a word in different senses at different stages of the reasoning" (a loan-translation of Greek homonymia, literally "having the same name"), from Old French equivocation, from Late Latin aequivocationem (nominative aequivocatio), from aequivocus "of identical sound," past participle of aequivocare, from aequus "equal" (see equal (adj.)) + vocare "to call" (see voice (n.)).