Family Word Snacks: Unambiguous & Vague


“The more you read, the more you know.
The more you know, the smarter you grow.
The smarter you grow, the stronger your voice,
when speaking your mind or making your choice.”
(seen at Sebastopol Library)


un·am·big·u·ous: [uhn-am-big-yoo-uhs] (a) not ambiguous, or unclear; distinct; unequivocal

in a sentence: Despite a lingering remnant of dissidents, experts around the world agree the proof on climate change is overwhelmingly unambiguous. Clearly it’s real.


vague: (a) of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning.

in a sentence: The kindergarten class just stared and blinked a lot at the substitute teacher while she tried to talk to them in a vague and fuzzy way. The kids were used to their regular teacher, who talks to them using clear, easy-to-understand words.

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-Elle C.

About Elle C. Mayberry

Elle C. Mayberry is a mom and author, who just released a new children's book with her young daughter. With a passion for parenting and degrees in psychology and "make it workology," she created Tuned In Parents (TiP).

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