GRE Word List

AMBIGUOUS

unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation

The meaning of the word ambiguous is unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation.

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WordMeaning
moltperiodically shed or cast off hairs or feathers (for replacement by a new growth)
reputablerespectable; having a good reputation
recastreconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
dilatorydelaying; tending to delay
intrudeput or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
swampwetland; marsh; V: flood; overwhelm; drench in with liquid
lachrymoseproducing tears; tearful
waifhomeless child or animal; Ex. waifs and strays
rabiesdisease passed on by the bite of an infected animal (causing madness and death)
rudimentaryelementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language