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Adversative   Listen
adjective
Adversative  adj.  Expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis; as, an adversative conjunction (but, however, yet, etc.); an adversative force.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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... connection here requires some attention. But is here used to denote opposition; but what immediately precedes is not opposed to that which follows. The adversative particle refers ...
— Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies • Samuel Johnson



Words linked to "Adversative" :   disjunctive, oppositive



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