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an expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context

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21) or should the lower federal court reread the factual allegations in a manner that ambiguates sexual desire, as Janet Halley, professor at Harvard Law School, ingeniously and provocatively suggests in Sexuality Harassment?
As Jacoby bemoans, the intellectual left increasingly retreats from important battle-lines, making a virtue of its self-proclaimed "marginality," and communicating in an opaque jargon which merely ambiguates its own political position and restricts it to internecine theoretical debates.
Such discovery ambiguates the status of a myth and finally moves it into another domain, that of fiction: "with the weakening of the mythological system, one or more or all individuals belonging to that mythology [are] moved into another domain" (Pavel 41).
Doubly deictic you ambiguates virtualized and actualized discourse referents or rather superimposes the deictic roles of nonparticipants and participants in the discourse, thus reweighting both terms in the text-context relation itself.