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amphibolous (adjective)
Referring to a grammatical structure that has two interpretations or is equivocal: "When someone communicates an amphibolous statement, it is regarded as being ambiguous which means it is either an intentional or an unintentional failure to be precise or definite."

"This amphibolous statement, Dick and Kirby took his sister and her friend to the school dance, but they didn't want to dance, presents problems: To whom does his refer to, Dick or Kirby? And who are they, the two girls or all four of the confused people?"

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