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equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
consonance - harmony; agreement
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
buffoon - stupid person; clown
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline