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  1. double-edgedadjective


  2. double-edgedadjective


  3. double-edgedadjective

    Slander is a double-edged weapon: you can hurt the reputation of another but it diminishes your own reputation that you debase yourself so much.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. double-edgedadjective

    capable of being interpreted in two usually contradictory ways

    "double-edged praise"


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  1. List of paraphrases for "double-edged":

    two-edged, ambivalent

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  1. Tim Clark:

    On the one hand you save on the operating costs, but your yield starts to fall because your corporate business is disappearing so it's a double-edged sword, on balance, the airline community is doing better as a result of the lower oil price.

  2. Des Barres:

    I mean, who wouldn’t? i think she had to maintain the stardom she achieved. It was a double-edged sword… [But] she could have been anything she wanted to be.

  3. Dylan Sprouse:

    Working from that young of an age is definitely a double-edged sword.

  4. Eric Trump:

    You know testing is a double-edged sword.

  5. Justin Dargin:

    This is a double-edged sword, if oil prices remain low, it is likely that its Gulf patrons will be forced to reduce some of their funding.

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