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mollusque commented on the word accretious
Many intellectuals are motivated by different desires—not the accretious ones of having ready access to fashion, beer, autos, and appliances, but the longing for an infinitely deferred utopia . . . .
--Timothy Brennan, 1997, At Home in the World: Cosmopolitanism Now, p. 216
July 26, 2010
hernesheir commented on the word accretious
"...and the evidence satisfied the jury that the land in dispute was accretious to Wallace Island, the verdict was necessarily for the plaintiff. -- Atlantic Reporter, Vol. 64:384, 1907.
This term, while apparently valid here, is commonly a mis-rendering of the term "accretions" by OCR readers.
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