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  • adverb In an ambivalent manner.

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Examples

  • One line indicates the boundary that separates all the important yin/yang relations, while the other line is ambivalently both the horizontal road that traverses the boundary and the vertical road linking the above and the below.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • One line indicates the boundary that separates all the important yin/yang relations, while the other line is ambivalently both the horizontal road that traverses the boundary and the vertical road linking the above and the below.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • Equally, her mother is ambivalently viewed as both adoring protector and indulgent enabler of Lucy's habit.

    Knot of the Heart – review

  • In mid-August, before she joined the Republican ticket, Ms. Palin accepted a speaking slot at the Republican National Convention, but did so ambivalently, telling the aides planning her travel schedule she wasn't planning to stay long.

    New Portrait of Palin as Governor

  • In contrast to omnipresent weak AI, genetic engineering is minimal and very ambivalently regarded (so much for across-the-board optimism).

    [GUEST REVIEW] Athena Andreadis Reviews Shine: An Anthology of Near-Future Optimistic Science Fiction, edited by Jetse de Vries

  • Is it wrong that while I celebrate, quietly, ambivalently, his weaning, I mourn the growth, the movement toward his independence from me that this weaning represents?

    Needful Things | Her Bad Mother

  • And too many people who call themselves its friends are only ambivalently committed to its security.

    Israel's Predicament

  • But there's something about this film's churn of goo and grit that lingers ambivalently, difficult to digest.

    Butter – review

  • In mid-August, before she joined the Republican ticket, Ms. Palin accepted a speaking slot at the Republican National Convention, but did so ambivalently, telling the aides planning her travel schedule she wasn't planning to stay long.

    New Portrait of Palin as Governor

  • We can do the right thing and give them a fair shot at becoming full members of the only family they really know and love: the American family who must, however ambivalently, embrace them.

    Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carola Suarez-Orozco: The Education of Michelle Obama

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