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ambiguous
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Crime and Punishment
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  • It is all mirage—all ambiguous.
  • I only used the whip twice in all our seven years (not counting a third occasion of a very ambiguous character).
  • In those still ambiguous words he kept eagerly looking for something more definite and conclusive.
  • "I perceive, Avdotya Romanovna, that you seem disposed to undertake his defence all of a sudden," Luzhin observed, twisting his lips into an ambiguous smile, "there’s no doubt that he is an astute man, and insinuating where ladies are concerned, of which Marfa Petrovna, who has died so strangely, is a terrible instance.

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  • Her answer was ambiguous.
  • The Constitution of the United States is intentionally ambiguous — requiring human judgment to interpret difficult questions.

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