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- adj. of or pertaining to the lexicon, or vocabulary in general
- adj. of or pertaining to a lexicon or dictionary
Indeed, the mantra that became almost a lexiconic phrase in American dialogue was the exhortation that "we can't let the terrorists win."
It is parsed and tortured by lawyerly lexiconic trickery, Orwellian Newspeak winning the the levers of power.
In celebration of the three hundredth anniversary of Johnson's birth in 1709, a definition from the first edition of the dictionary will be posted each day for readers 'lexiconic delight, beginning on January 1, 2009.
"posted each day for readers 'lexiconic delight … words [are] taken from the annotated proof copy of the first edition, extra-illustrated with Johnson's and his helpers' manuscript corrections."
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