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Adjuvant  adj.  Helping; helpful; assisting. (R.) "Adjuvant causes."

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"Adjuvant" Quotes from Famous Books

... part in my life who did not contribute something towards my well-being. It must, of course, be understood that I make no distinction between mental and material help; and in my case the one has ever been adjuvant to the other. "Pooh, pooh!" again exclaims the reader; "I for one will not believe that chance has only sent across your way the people who were required to assist you." Chance! dear reader, is there ...
— Confessions of a Young Man • George Moore

... and cannot be, as they often are now, considered equivalent in growth stimulation power. This is a subject that needs special attention on the part of vitamine experts and dietitians and finally by the food manufacturers. A good vitamine-rich cereal combination would form an excellent adjuvant to infant dietaries after they reach the age of tolerance to such a diet. But even before that time the expressed juice of various vegetables as well as fruits is found to be well tolerated when mixed with the milk or given separately, and carrot and spinach juice are now being used in this ...
— The Vitamine Manual • Walter H. Eddy

... by erring to cure an erring lover, is to administer, not an antidote, but an adjuvant. It works poison in the blood. When (and if) in a tortuous love, a man arrives at a 'Don't give a damn' stage, he is not to be classed with the animals known as docile. And as to a woman. . . . . . . but polite language has ...
— Hints for Lovers • Arnold Haultain

Words linked to "Adjuvant" :   helpful, auxiliary, supportive, materia medica, appurtenant, adjunct, ancillary

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