Synonym: ambiguous. Similar words: vocal, equivalent, advocate, invocation, equip, equity, local, require. Meaning: [ɪ'kwɪvəkl] adj. 1. open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead 2. open to question 3. uncertain as a sign or indication.
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1. Many were equivocal about the idea.
2. The politician gave an equivocal answer.
3. His answer was equivocal.
4. His words to the press were deliberately equivocal - he didn't deny the reports but neither did he confirm them.
5. She gave an equivocal answer, typical of a politician.
6. The evidence from bacteriologic analysis was equivocal.
7. The experiments produced equivocal results.
8. Research in this area is somewhat equivocal.
9. The results of the police enquiry were equivocal.
10. She was rather equivocal about her work.
11. He was tortured by an awareness of the equivocal nature of his position.
12. Women were less equivocal than men on the subject of fidelity in marriage.
13. His equivocal response has done nothing to dampen the speculation.
14. There was nothing equivocal about him.
15. The story, hardly positive, is at best equivocal.
16. The Good Friday agreement was equivocal on decommissioning of paramilitary weapons.
17. Those who invoke it are signalling an equivocal stance on slavery, at best, and thus are insulting all black people.
18. And the Constitution is neither silent nor equivocal about who shall make laws which the President is to execute.
19. Today its message seemed less equivocal,[sentencedict.com/equivocal.html] and the accompanying note no more than one of Cameron's spur-of-the-moment enthusiasms.
20. After considerable procrastination, they eventually settle on equivocal courses of action that serve only to postpone the long-dreaded day of judgment.
21. The ancient oracles were often vague and equivocal.
22. The morally estimable act of exposing to us the worst in ourselves nearly always has something morally equivocal about it.
23. Indeed, the Colonel saw no reason to answer his wife with more than an equivocal smile.
24. In his subsequent work, the connection between the two would remain profoundly equivocal.
25. But he also comments that the welfare analysis of restraints is quite equivocal.
26. Her beauty, thought Jurnet, was, like everything else about Feldon St Awdry, equivocal.
27. The research which has been conducted on their parenting and its outcomes for their children has often been flawed and equivocal.
28. I could by now admit to myself, and in no equivocal terms, that I was totally in love.
29. But the commission did clarify Gloucester's position in one area of the north where it had previously been somewhat equivocal.
30. A further central belief has recently begun to appear as equivocal, namely loyalism itself.
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