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adversative


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adversative  \Ad*ver"sa*tive\,  a.  [L.  adversativus  fr 
  adversari.] 
  Expressing  contrariety,  opposition,  or  antithesis;  as  an 
  adversative  conjunction  (but,  however,  yet  etc  );  an 
  adversative  force.  --  {Ad*ver"sa*tive*ly},  adv 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adversative  \Ad*ver"sa*tive\,  n. 
  An  adversative  word  --Harris. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adversative 
  adj  :  expressing  antithesis  or  opposition;  "the  adversative 
  conjunction  `but'  in  `poor  but  happy'"  [syn:  {oppositive}] 




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