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dubious
used in The Hidden Oracle

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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."
  • After navigating several torchlit corridors, we burst into a crowded modem bakery that, according to the menu board, had the dubious name THE LEVEL TEN VEGAN.
    p. 176.3
  • I found this dubious, since Paolo was prone to serious injury, but as a god, I had learned never to turn down offerings.
    p. 213.9

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