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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

prep. - about or concerning.

Usage examples (30)
  • Who persuaded the Tsar to break his word anent Port Arthur?
  • Al. Fairbrother, editor of Everything, campions the word anent, and says it is a smooth and juicy word.
  • The heartless moral code of the cynical young pleasure-seeking male is summed up in the cant phrase anent women: "Find, ... and forget!"
  • She has given me many a troubled hour, Mr. Campbell, and she ought to say some word anent it. " for more
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