doubleedged

double-edged

[duhb-uhl-ejd]
adjective
1.
having two cutting edges, as a razor blade.
2.
capable of acting two ways or having opposite effects: a double-edged argument.

Origin:
1545–55

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double-edged
 
adj
1.  acting in two ways; having a dual effect: a double-edged law
2.  (of a remark, argument, etc) having two possible interpretations, esp applicable both for and against or being really malicious though apparently innocuous
3.  (of a sword, knife, etc) having a cutting edge on either side of the blade

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