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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Supplemental; Added or derived from something outside.

Usage examples (24)
  • adscititious vowels
  • An adscititious habit rather than an inherent taste
  • Accordingly this motion, because it ceases not but when others cease is felt instantly, they deem perpetual and proper, all others adscititious.
  • Unsatisfied, however, with natural beauty (like the people of all other countries) they strive by adscititious embellishments to heighten attraction, and often with as... for more
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