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amphoterism

[ ăm′fə-tĕrĭz′əm, ăm-fŏtə-rĭz′əm ]
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n.

The quality of exhibiting the characteristics of an acid and a base and having the capacity to react either as an acid or a base.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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