equivoke

  • 1 Equivoke — Equivoque Eq ui*voque, Equivoke Eq ui*voke, n. [F. [ e]quivoque. See {Equivocal}.] 1. An ambiguous term; a word susceptible of different significations. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. An equivocation; a guibble. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 equivoke — noun see equivoque * * * equivoke or equivoque /ekˈwi vōk/ noun 1. An equivocal expression 2. Equivocation 3. A quibble 4. A pun • • • Main Entry: ↑equivocal …

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  • 3 equivoke — noun see equivoque …

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  • 4 equivoke — n. ambiguous term; pun; play on words …

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  • 5 equivoke — n. See equivoque …

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  • 6 equivoke — eq·ui·voke …

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  • 7 equivoke —   n. pun; ambiguous remark …

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  • 8 Hieronymus Bosch (groupe) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bosch et Hieronymus Bosch. Hieronymus Bosch Pays d’origine   …

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  • 9 Equivoque — Eq ui*voque, Equivoke Eq ui*voke, n. [F. [ e]quivoque. See {Equivocal}.] 1. An ambiguous term; a word susceptible of different significations. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. An equivocation; a guibble. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 equivoque — also equivoke noun Etymology: French équivoque, from équivoque equivocal, from Late Latin aequivocus Date: 1599 1. an equivocal word or phrase; specifically pun 2. a. double meaning b. wordplay …

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  • 11 Hieronymus Bosch (группа) — Hieronymus Bosch Основная информация Жанр Те …

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  • 12 equivoque — /ek weuh vohk , ee kweuh /, n. 1. an equivocal term; an ambiguous expression. 2. a play on words; pun. 3. double meaning; ambiguity. Also, equivoke. [1350 1400; ME equivoc adj.; see EQUIVOCAL] * * * …

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  • 13 Hieronymus Bosch — Основная информация Жанр Техничный дэт метал …

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  • 14 fallacy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. error, flaw, misconception; false meaning. Ant., truth. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An error in reasoning] Syn. inconsistency, illogicality, sophism, sophistry, casuistry, quibble, quibbling, evasion,… …

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  • 15 equivoque — (Roget s Thesaurus II) also equivoke noun 1. An expression or term liable to more than one interpretation: ambiguity, double entendre, equivocality, equivocation, tergiversation. See CLEAR. 2. The use or an instance of equivocal language:… …

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  • 16 equivoque — [ i:kwɪvəʊk, ɛkwɪ ] (also equivoke) noun archaic an ambiguous expression or pun. Origin ME: from OFr. equivoque or late L. aequivocus (see equivocal) …

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  • 17 ambiguity — n. 1. Doubtfulness, dubiousness, doubt, uncertainty or equivocalness (as respects the meaning of a term), indefiniteness, vagueness, obscurity, amphiboly. 2. Ambiguous, expression, double meaning, equivoke (or equivoque), double entendre …

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  • 18 equivoque — n.; (also equivoke) Ambiguous expression, quibble, equivocation, equivocal expression, double meaning, double entendre (in good sense) …

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  • 19 equivoque — /ˈɛkwəvoʊk/ (say ekwuhvohk) noun 1. an equivocal term; an ambiguous expression. 2. a play upon words; a pun. 3. double meaning; ambiguity. Also, equivoke. {French; replacing Middle English equivoc. See equivocal} …

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  • 20 equivoque — or equivoke [ek′wi vōk΄, ē′kwivōk΄] n. [Fr, orig. adj., equivocal < LL aequivocus: see EQUIVOCATE] Now Rare 1. an ambiguous expression or term 2. a pun or punning 3. verbal ambiguity; double meaning …

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