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ambiguus adj.

ambi + 1 AG-, going two ways, wavering, uncertain: per ambiguum favorem gratiam victoris spectare, by showing equal favor to both sides, L.: Proteus, assuming different forms, O.: Ambiguam tellure novā Salamina futuram, i. e. the name would be of double application, H.— Fig., wavering, vacillating, uncertain, doubtful: si dudum fuerat ambiguom hoc mihi, T.: haud ambiguus rex, L.: Ambiguum Clymene precibus Phaëthontis, an irā Mota magis, uncertain whether, O.: imperandi, Ta.—Of speech, obscure, dark, ambiguous: verba: oracula. — Of character, uncertain, not trustworthy, doubtful: fides, L.: domus, V. — As subst n., doubt, uncertainty, a dark saying: servet in ambiguo Iuppiter, H.: ambiguorum complura sunt genera.

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