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  • verb Present participle of ambiguate.

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Examples

  • Black students, however, faced a different meaning: the "ambiguating" possibility that the criticism was motivated by negative stereotypes about their group as much as by the work itself.

    Thin Ice: Stereotype Threat and Black College Students

  • Black students, however, faced a different meaning: the "ambiguating" possibility that the criticism was motivated by negative stereotypes about their group as much as by the work itself.

    Thin Ice: Stereotype Threat and Black College Students

  • But while there is an ambiguating risk in such reading, I have never found it to be an unwarranted one.

    Review of War of the Worlds

  • But while there is an ambiguating risk in such reading, I have never found it to be an unwarranted one.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • Finally, if it's OK, then how exactly would an ally go about ambiguating?

    Balkinization

  • The following list provides a few suggestions of the sort of thing one could do or say to create an ambiguating effect.

    Balkinization

  • Such a move would not only ambiguate the list, it would be a voluntarily self-ambiguating move.

    Balkinization

  • If the process of ambiguating and the rationales for it help us to examine and perhaps resolve some of these negative messages, the process is constructive.

    Balkinization

  • If gay peoples' "coming out" is ambiguating, so too might be heterosexual peoples' "going in."

    Balkinization

  • But coming out can be ambiguating, too, because people who come out are bound to defy the preconceptions of their audience -- by being individuals, not categories.

    Balkinization

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