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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj- Constituting to alter or corrupt (as a text) by putting in new or foreign matter.

Usage examples (8)
  • On the other hand the Hamitic element so completely asserted its superiority over insititious
  • The Ishmaelities are sub-Caucasian, and are denoted in history as the Arab al-Mustarribah, the insititious or half-caste Arab.
  • There are other passages in the poem which have the air of being insititious in the place where they stand.
  • Hamitic element so completely asserted its superiority over insititious Japheth, that almost every trace has disappeared in a couple of centuries. for more
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