Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A suffix of Latin origin, another form of -ary, but used only in adjectives, as in adversarious, arenarious, calcarious (now erroneously calcareous), gregarious, vicarious, etc.

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Examples

  • This analysis of the essential elements of blaxploitation by the filmmakers is ROFL-arious:

    Boing Boing

  • It is HILL-arious that people keep saying Obama is the one playing dirty politics when Clinton has been relying on fear and prejudice to support her cause that she is the more 'electable' candidate.

    Obama campaign shifts focus to general election states

  • The one of “girls meet boys” on p. 3 is HIL-arious!

    Firedoglake » Day of the Locusts

  • Although caught etween the arious contenders for power, the media needed to reflect the diversity of society and let all voices be heard.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The newly founded SA National Editor's Forum on Sunday expressed concern over arious attacks and attitudes by individuals

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • … [V]arious authorities at both the state and federal levels are conducting investigations involving [Planned Parenthood] and some of its local chapters, and the organization is barred from receiving government funding in numerous states.

    Slate Articles

  • Commission of the African Union. arious aspects of the continuing engagement with Africa and the follow-up of the decisions of the India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) of April 2008 were discussed.

    dailyindia.com News Feed

  • Published: Friday, April 10, 2009 9: 46 AM CDT arious opinion sections that is really starting to bother me.

    Grand Island Independent Home RSS

  • We've gone on a number of bike rides along back roads and seen arious out-of-the-way sights in Saline and nearby counties.

    Marshall Democrat-News Headlines

  • [V] arious other speakers at the Lenasia rally made threatening statements against the local Jewish community.

    The Debate Link

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