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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • Other words, again, were ambivalent, having the connotation ’good’ when applied to the Party and ’bad’ when applied to its enemies.
  • Like various other words in the B vocabulary, duckspeak was ambivalent in meaning.

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  • Polling indicates the public is ambivalent on the subject. Their opinions change depending upon the latest headlines.
  • Environmentalist accuse her of being ambivalent in her support of their movement.

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