be ambiguous

See: equivocate
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An even more common word that can be ambiguous is since.
The following sentence would not be ambiguous if it were in Latin, which declines nouns for case.
His work may be ambiguous and filmic, but Tom is straightforward and open.
However, as discussed below, the exclusion might be avoided if an insured were immediately adjacent to the vehicle or the wording of the exclusion was held to be ambiguous, as applied to the facts.