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equivocal
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
unclear in meaning — especially where opposing interpretations are reasonable (sometimes intentionally)
  • He made a curious grimace — one of his strange and equivocal demonstrations — threw down his cue and followed me from the room.
    Chapter 21 (14% in)
  • And you have derived pleasure from occasional tokens of preference — equivocal tokens shown by a gentleman of family and a man of the world to a dependent and a novice.
    Chapter 16 (85% in)

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