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dubious
used in The Host

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Definition
doubtful
in various senses, including:
  • doubtful that something should be relied upon — as in "The argument relies on a dubious assumption."
  • doubtful that something is morally proper — as in "The company is accused of using dubious sales practices to influence minors."
  • bad or of questionable value — as in "The state has the dubious distinction of the highest taxes."
  • doubtful or uncertain — as in "She is dubious about making the change."
  • Ian scrutinized my face, his expression dubious.
    Chapter 29 (11% in)
dubious = doubtful or suspicious
  • Melanie's spike of panic had me dancing off the narrow lane and into the dubious cover of the barren brush.
    Chapter 11 (55% in)

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