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Amphibology

Amphibology   \am-fuh-BAH-luh-jee\ A sentence or phrase that can be interpreted in more than one way. From Greek amphibolos (via Late Latin and Latin). Amphibolos, from amphi- ("both") and ballein ("to throw"), literally means "encompassing" or "hitting at both ends"; figuratively it means "ambiguous." Amphibology is an equivocator's friend.

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