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  • Postpositively — Postpositive Post*pos i*tive, a. [See {Postpone}.] Placed after another word; as, a postpositive conjunction; a postpositive letter. {Post*pos i*tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postpositively — adverb see postpositive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • postpositively — post·positively …   English syllables

  • postpositively — adverb see postpositive I * * * postposˈitively adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑post …   Useful english dictionary

  • postpositive — postpositively, adv. /pohst poz i tiv/, Gram. adj. 1. (of a word, particle, or affix) placed after a word to modify it or to show its relation to other elements of a sentence. n. 2. a postpositive word, particle, or affix; postposition. [1780 90; …   Universalium

  • Flamb'e — Flam b[ e] , a. [F., p.p. of flamber to singe, pass (a thing) through flame. Cf. {Flambeau}.] 1. (Ceramics) Decorated by glaze splashed or irregularly spread upon the surface, or apparently applied at the top and allowed to run down the sides;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Notwithstanding — Not with*stand ing, prep. Without prevention, or obstruction from or by; in spite of. [1913 Webster] We gentil women bee Loth to displease any wight, Notwithstanding our great right. Chaucer s Dream. [1913 Webster] Those on whom Christ bestowed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extraordinaire — adjective Etymology: French Date: 1940 extraordinary used postpositively < a chef extraordinaire > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • galore — adjective Etymology: Irish go leor enough Date: 1628 abundant, plentiful used postpositively < bargains galore > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lite — adjective 1. light IV,9a 2. diminished or lacking in substance or seriousness < lite news >; specifically being an innocuous or unthreatening version often used postpositively < it is film noir lite James Greenberg > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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