Words with -ambi-
Word Meaning ambiance the atmosphere of an environment Ambidexter Using both hands with equal ease. Ambidexterity The quality of being ambidextrous; the faculty of using both hands with equal facility. Ambidextral Pertaining equally to the right-hand side and the left-hand side. Ambidextrous Having the faculty of using both hands with equal ease. Ambidextrously In an ambidextrous manner; cunningly. Ambidextrousness The quality of being ambidextrous; ambidexterity. ambience the atmosphere of an environment Ambient Encompassing on all sides; circumfused; investing. Ambigenous Of two kinds. Ambigu An entertainment at which a medley of dishes is set on at the same time. Ambiguities of Ambiguity Ambiguity The quality or state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty, particularly as to the signification of language, arising from its admitting of more than one meaning; an equivocal word or expression. Ambiguous Doubtful or uncertain, particularly in respect to signification; capable of being understood in either of two or more possible senses; equivocal; as, an ambiguous course; an ambiguous expression. Ambiguously In an ambiguous manner; with doubtful meaning. Ambiguousness Ambiguity. Ambilevous Left-handed on both sides; clumsy; -- opposed to ambidexter. Ambiloquy Doubtful or ambiguous language. Ambiparous Characterized by containing the rudiments of both flowers and leaves; -- applied to a bud. Ambit Circuit or compass. Ambition The act of going about to solicit or obtain an office, or any other object of desire; canvassing. Ambitionist One excessively ambitious. Ambitionless Devoid of ambition. Ambitious Possessing, or controlled by, ambition; greatly or inordinately desirous of power, honor, office, superiority, or distinction. Ambitiously In an ambitious manner. Ambitiousness The quality of being ambitious; ambition; pretentiousness. Ambitus The exterior edge or border of a thing, as the border of a leaf, or the outline of a bivalve shell. ambivalence mixed feelings or emotions ambivalency mixed feelings or emotions ambivalent uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow; "was ambivalent about having children" ambiversion (psychology) a balanced disposition intermediate between extroversion and introversion ambiversive intermediate between introversive and extroversive Bambino A child or baby; esp., a representation in art of the infant Christ wrapped in swaddling clothes. Beambird A small European flycatcher (Muscicapa gricola), so called because it often nests on a beam in a building. Cambial Belonging to exchanges in commerce; of exchange. Cambist A banker; a money changer or broker; one who deals in bills of exchange, or who is skilled in the science of exchange. Cambistry The science of exchange, weight, measures, etc. Cambium A series of formative cells lying outside of the wood proper and inside of the inner bark. The growth of new wood takes place in the cambium, which is very soft. Choliambic A verse having an iambus in the fifth place, and a spondee in the sixth or last. Choriambi of Choriambus Choriambic Pertaining to a choriamb. Circumambiency The act of surrounding or encompassing. Circumambient Surrounding; inclosing or being on all sides; encompassing. disambiguate state unambiguously or remove ambiguities from; "Can you disambiguate this statement?" disambiguation clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity disambiguator (computer science) a natural language processing application that tries to determine the intended meaning of a word or phrase by examining the linguistic context in which it is used Dithyrambic Pertaining to, or resembling, a dithyramb; wild and boisterous. Escambio A license formerly required for the making over a bill of exchange to another over sea. Excambie To exchange; -- used with reference to transfers of land. Excambion Alt. of Excambium Excambium Exchange; barter; -- used commonly of lands. Gallyambic Consisting of two iambic dimeters catalectic, the last of which lacks the final syllable; -- said of a kind of verse. Gambia a narrow republic surrounded by Senegal in West Africa Gambian a native or inhabitant of Gambia Gambier The inspissated juice of a plant (Uncaria Gambir) growing in Malacca. It is a powerful astringent, and, under the name of Terra Japonica, is used for chewing with the Areca nut, and is exported for tanning and dyeing. Gambison A defensive garment formerly in use for the body, made of cloth stuffed and quilted. Gambist A performer upon the viola di gamba. See under Viola. Gambit A mode of opening the game, in which a pawn is sacrificed to gain an attacking position. Iambi of Iambus Iambic Consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one, or of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented; as, an iambic foot. Iambical Iambic. Iambically In a iambic manner; after the manner of iambics. Iambize To satirize in iambics; to lampoon. kitambilla maroon-purple gooseberry-like fruit of India having tart-sweet purple pulp used especially for preserves Lambing of Lamb Lambis scorpion shells of shallow tropical waters of the eastern hemisphere Mocambique a republic on the eastern coast of Africa on the Mozambique Channel; became independent from Portugal in 1975 Mozambican a native or inhabitant of Mozambique Mozambique a republic on the eastern coast of Africa on the Mozambique Channel; became independent from Portugal in 1975 overambitious excessively ambitious Pericambium A layer of thin-walled young cells in a growing stem, in which layer certain new vessels originate. Procambium The young tissue of a fibrovascular bundle before its component cells have begun to be differentiated. Tupinambis tejus Unambiguity Absence of ambiguity; clearness; perspicuity. unambiguous having or exhibiting a single clearly defined meaning; "As a horror, apartheid...is absolutely unambiguous"- Mario Vargas Llosa unambiguously so as to be unique; "he could determine uniquely the properties of the compound" Unambition The absence of ambition. unambitious having little desire for success or achievement unambitiously in an unambitious manner; "he does his job, but he works unambitiously" Zambia a republic in central Africa; formerly controlled by Great Britain and called Northern Rhodesia until it gained independence within the Commonwealth in 1964 Zambian a native or inhabitant of Zambia
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