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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Greek to one, agnostic, amalgamated, ambivalent, amphibious, amphibolic, amphibological, amphibolous, antinomic, beyond understanding, blended, capricious, chancy, changeable, combined, complex, composite, compound, compounded, confusable, conglomerate, cryptic, dappled, dicey, double-faced, doubtful, doubting, dubious, eclectic, enigmatic, enigmatical, equivocal, equivocatory, erratic, fickle, fifty-fifty, fishy, foggy, half-and-half, hesitant, hesitating, heterogeneous, impenetrable, inarticulate, incalculable, incognizable, incoherent, incomprehensible, inconclusive, indecisive, indefinite, indemonstrable, indeterminate, indiscriminate, indistinct, inscrutable, intricate, ironic, irresolute, jumbled, many-sided, medley, mingled, miscellaneous, misleading, misty, mixed, motley, multifaceted, multinational, multiracial, multivocal, mysterious, numinous, obscure, opaque, oracular, oxymoronic, paradoxical, past comprehension, patchy, pluralistic, polysemantic, polysemous, problematic, promiscuous, puzzling, questionable, rambling, scrambled, self-contradictory, skeptical, suspect, syncretic, tenebrous, thrown together, touch-and-go, unaccountable, uncertain, unclear, unconfirmable, unconnected, unconvinced, undefined, undependable, undivinable, unfathomable, unforeseeable, unintelligible, unknowable, unpersuaded, unpredictable, unprovable, unreliable, unsearchable, unsettled, unsure, unverifiable, vague, variable, varied, wavering, whimsical
Dictionary Results for ambiguous:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain
           nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead;
           "an equivocal statement"; "the polling had a complex and
           equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female
           candidates"; "the officer's equivocal behavior increased
           the victim's uneasiness"; "popularity is an equivocal
           crown"; "an equivocal response to an embarrassing
           question" [syn: equivocal, ambiguous] [ant:
           unambiguous, unequivocal, univocal]
    2: having more than one possible meaning; "ambiguous words";
       "frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were
       unable to assemble the toy" [ant: unambiguous]
    3: having no intrinsic or objective meaning; not organized in
       conventional patterns; "an ambiguous situation with no frame
       of reference"; "ambiguous inkblots"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Ambiguous \Am*big"u*ous\, a. [L. ambiguus, fr. ambigere to
   wander about, waver; amb- + agere to drive.]
   Doubtful or uncertain, particularly in respect to
   signification; capable of being understood in either of two
   or more possible senses; equivocal; as, an ambiguous course;
   an ambiguous expression.
   [1913 Webster]

         What have been thy answers? What but dark,
         Ambiguous, and with double sense deluding? --Milton.
   [1913 Webster]

   Syn: Doubtful; dubious; uncertain; unsettled; indistinct;
        indeterminate; indefinite. See Equivocal.
        [1913 Webster]

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