What does ambages mean?

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æmˈbeɪ dʒizam·bages

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ambagesnoun

    (archaic) roundabout or mysterious ways of action

Wiktionary

  1. ambagesnoun

    Indirect or roundabout ways of talking; circumlocution.

    Etymology: From ambages (French ambages), from ambages, from ambi- + agere.

  2. ambagesnoun

    Indirect or roundabout routes or directions.

    Etymology: From ambages (French ambages), from ambages, from ambi- + agere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ambages

    a circuit; a winding. Hence: Circuitous way or proceeding; quibble; circumlocution; indirect mode of speech

    Etymology: [L. (usually in pl.); pref. ambi-, amb- + agere to drive: cf. F. ambage.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ambages in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ambages in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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