Sentence Examples


  • The history, indeed, of many a word lies hid in its equivocal uses; and it in no way derogates from the dignity of the highest poetry to gain strength and variety from the ingenious application of the same sounds to different senses, any more than from the contrivances of rhythm or the accompaniment of imitative sounds.
  • In return for their more equivocal attitude during the Third Macedonian War they were deprived by Rome of some possessions in Lycia, and damaged by the partial diversion of their trade to Delos (167).
  • Leffler, on the other hand, is rather more equivocal about American foreign policy.
  • I desire now to direct attention to the very equivocal proceedings of the Crown with regard to this society.
  • On the phase diagram we have favored the former rather than the latter explanation, although this conclusion is still equivocal at the moment.

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