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Definition of the adverb adventitiously

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  1. in an adventitious manner; sporadically.

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Google previewWebster's Secondary-school Dictionary (1913)

Abridged from Webster's New International Dictionary. 1000 Illustrations by Noah Webster

ADVENTITIOUSLY. AERIAL. place ; sporadic. — Syn. Extrinsic, extraneous, incidental. — ad ven ti'tloua ly, adv. — ad van ti'tloua nesa, n. Advent Sunday. The first Sunday in Advent. ad ven'turo (Xd-ventSr), n. [K. aven/ure, fr. LL. , fr. L. ad- venire. SeeAovmT.] 1. Chance; hence, chance of danger orloaa. 2. Theencounteringof risks; a bold undertaking; a daring feat. 3. A remarkable occurrence or experience ; a stirring incident. 4. A mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard ; a ...

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis

Roots are developed adventitiously from the lower side of the stem. It is evident that a bulb is nothing but a large bud with fleshy leaves. When it sprouts in spring or in the rainy season it produces an inflorescence and some green leaves (borne on the same axis as the flowers, ...

Google previewA Readable English Dictionary (1888)

Etymologically Arranged, with an Alphabetical Index by David Milne

Bright colouring is rally applied to formal assemblies held for sometimes used to give power or effect civil or ecclesiastical purposes, particularly adventitiously to a picture.

Google previewA dictionary of the English language, compiled from Dr. Johnson; with the addition of words since familiarized to us ... and a comprehensive view of English grammar. The seventh edition (1806)

by Samuel Johnson

by dependence, uncertainly, dependently, adventitiously. Precau'tion, s. a preventive measure. Preceda'neous, a. previous, antecedent. Precede, v.a. to go before in rank or time. Precedences.theforemost place, priority . Precedent, a former, going before. Precedent, s. an example, a foregoing act. Precentor, s. one who leads the choir. Precept, s. an authoritative rule. Preceptia, a. consisting of precepts. Precept'ive,a.givingor containing precepts Preceptor, s. a ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2V4E1N1T1I1T1I1O1U1S1L1Y4

The value of this 14-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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