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Your RBR Word of the Day: tergiversation

tergiversation \tuhr-jiv-uhr-SAY-shuhn\, noun:

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


Though it's highly unlikely anything particularly sinister is inherent in Alabama's tergiversation, the fact that large portions of Alabama's response to the NCAA's notice of allegations have been redacted due to privacy issues is still ripe "ZOMG cheetie bammers is getin sankshuned!!11" fodder for the more conspiracy minded members of rival fanbases.