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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner associated with something by chance rather than as an integral part; Extrinsically.

Usage examples (18)
  • @adventitiously I shall have to ask how Methuselah says it. in reply to adventitiously #
  • @adventitiously have you been pronouncing it like Methuselah? in reply to adventitiously #
  • Police malfeasance adventitiously preserved her from a disconfirming &, I suspect, unwelcome conclusion.
  • From three-fifths to two-thirds of the cases of deafness are caused adventitiously -- by accident or disease. for more
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