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ambidextrous

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Adjective
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am=bi=dex=trous

CIDE DICTIONARY

ambidextrousa. 
  •  Having the faculty of using both hands with equal ease.  Sir T. Browne.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Practicing or siding with both parties.  [1913 Webster]
    "All false, shuffling, and ambidextrous dealings."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ambidextrous, adj. (also ambidexterous)
1 able to use the right and left hands equally well.
2 working skilfully in more than one medium.

Derivative
ambidexterity n. ambidextrously adv. ambidextrousness n.
Etymology
LL ambidexter f. ambi- on both sides + dexter right-handed

DEVIL DICTIONARY

ambidextrous

adj. Able to pick with equal skill a right-hand pocket or a left.

THESAURUS

ambidextrous

Janus-like, Machiavellian, adaptable, adjustable, all-around, ambidexter, ambidextral, amphibious, artful, bifacial, bifold, biform, bilateral, binary, binate, biparous, bivalent, conduplicate, crafty, crooked, cunning, deceitful, dextrosinistral, dishonest, disomatous, double, double-dealing, double-faced, double-minded, double-tongued, doublehearted, dual, duple, duplex, duplicate, duplicitous, faithless, false, false-principled, falsehearted, flexible, geminate, geminated, generally capable, hypocritical, left-handed, many-sided, mobile, perfidious, resourceful, second, secondary, shifty, sinistrodextral, slippery, supple, treacherous, tricky, twin, twinned, two-faced, two-handed, two-level, two-ply, two-sided, two-story, twofold, versatile

ROGET THESAURUS

ambidextrous

Tergiversation

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.

Skill

N skill, skillfulness, address, dexterity, dexterousness, adroitness, expertness, proficiency, competence, technical competence, craft, callidity, facility, knack, trick, sleight, mastery, mastership, excellence, panurgy, ambidexterity, ambidextrousness, sleight of hand, seamanship, airmanship, marksmanship, horsemanship, rope-dancing, accomplishment, acquirement, attainment, art, science, technicality, technology, practical knowledge, technical knowledge, knowledge of the world, world wisdom, savoir faire, tact, mother wit, discretion, finesse, craftiness, management, self-help, cleverness, talent, ability, ingenuity, capacity, parts, talents, faculty, endowment, forte, turn, gift, genius, intelligence, sharpness, readiness, invention, aptness, aptitude, turn for, capacity for, genius for, felicity, capability, curiosa felicitas, qualification, habilitation, proficient, masterpiece, coup de maitre, chef d'euvre, tour de force, good stroke, skillful, dexterous, adroit, expert, apt, handy, quick, deft, ready, gain, slick, smart, proficient, good at, up to, at home in, master of, a good hand at, au fait, thoroughbred, masterly, crack, accomplished, conversant, experienced, practiced, skilled, hackneyed, up in, well up in, in practice, in proper cue, competent, efficient, qualified, capable, fitted, fit for, up to the mark, trained, initiated, prepared, primed, finished, clever, cute, able, ingenious, felicitous, gifted, talented, endowed, inventive, shrewd, sharp, on the ball, cunning, alive to, up to snuff, not to be caught with chaff, discreet, neat-handed, fine-fingered, nimble-fingered, ambidextrous, sure- footed, cut out for, fitted for, technical, artistic, scientific, daedalian, shipshape, workman- like, business-like, statesman-like, skillfully, well, artistically, with skill, with consummate skill, secundum artem, suo Marte, to the best of one's abilities, ars celare artem, artes honorabit, celui qui veut celui-la peut, c'est une grande habilite que de savoir cacher son, expertus metuit, es bildet ein Talent sich in der Stille sich ein C, heart to conceive, the understanding to direct, or the hand to execute, if you have lemons, make lemonade.

Dextrality

N dextrality, right, right hand, dexter, offside, starboard, dextral, right-handed, dexter, dextrorsal, dextrorse, ambidextral, ambidextrous, dextro-, dextrad, dextrally.


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