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1. often ambages Ambiguity.
2. ambages Winding ways or indirect proceedings.
[Back-formation from Middle English ambages, equivocation, from Latin ambāges : amb-, ambi-, around; see ambi- + agere, to drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]
am·ba′gious (ăm-bā′jəs) adj.
winding, roundabout paths or ways.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin ambāgēs (pl.) circuits =amb(i)- ambi- + -āgēs, n. derivative of agere to drive, go, act]
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|Noun||1.||ambages - (archaic) roundabout or mysterious ways of action|
path, way of life, way - a course of conduct; "the path of virtue"; "we went our separate ways"; "our paths in life led us apart"; "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"