in a deliberately ambiguous or questionable way.
in a way that is doubtful in nature or of uncertain significance.
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How to use equivocally in a sentence
I talked with particular friends about him, but they answered equivocally.
“Friar John” is a mighty man of valor, who figures equivocally in the story of Gargantua and Pantagruel.French Classics | William Cleaver Wilkinson
She had even to guard against an equivocally sympathetic voice or manner, as she asked, "How long did they remand him for?"The Thousandth Woman | Ernest W. Hornung
So that if this consociation of churches be called a church, it must be either equivocally or in a human sense.A Christian Directory | Baxter Richard
Gilpin himself is interesting as an important member of "the naturals," as they have been oddly and equivocally called.A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) | George Saintsbury