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used in The Poisonwood Bible

2 uses
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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."
  • Because that, darling, He makes fresh for us every day, without a lot of dubious middle managers.
    Book 3 — Judges (46% in)
dubious = doubtful (potentially wrong or untrustworthy)
  • It troubles me, this dubious escape route.
    Book 1 — Genesis (35% in)

There are no more uses of "dubious" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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