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Adjective, Noun


ambidextera. [LL., fr. L. ambo both + dexter right, dextra (sc. manus) the right hand.].
     Using both hands with equal ease.  Smollett.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A person who uses both hands with equal facility.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A double-dealer; one equally ready to act on either side in party disputes.  [1913 Webster]
    "The rest are hypocrites, ambidexters, so many turning pictures -- a lion on one side, a lamb on the other."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A juror who takes money from both parties for giving his verdict.  Cowell.  [1913 Webster]




N tergiversation, change of mind, change of intention, change of purpose, afterthought, tergiversation, recantation, palinode, palinody, renunciation, abjuration, abjurement, defection, going over, apostasy, retraction, retractation, withdrawal, disavowal, revocation, revokement, reversal, repentance, redintegratio amoris, coquetry, vacillation, backsliding, volte-face, turn coat, turn tippet, rat, apostate, renegade, convert, pervert, proselyte, deserter, backslider, blackleg, crawfish, scab, mugwump, recidivist, time server, time pleaser, timist, Vicar of Bray, trimmer, ambidexter, weathercock, Janus, changeful, irresolute, ductile, slippery as an eel, trimming, ambidextrous, timeserving, coquetting, revocatory, reactionary, a change came o'er the spirit of my dream.

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