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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of adduce.


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  • If the evidence adduced is correct, the bone boxes — and microscopic remains of DNA still contained inside — would constitute the first archaeological evidence of the existence of the Christian saviour and his family.

    Sunday Reading

  • It is not a comprehensive moral theory, even though arguments in its favor may be adduced from the perspective of various different comprehensive moral doctrines.

    Libertarianism: Political, not Metaphysical

  • An argument sometimes adduced is that the cause of the changed relationship between East and West is not a Middle Eastern decline but a Western upsurge — the discoveries and the scientific, technological, industrial, and political revolutions that transformed the West and vastly increased its wealth and power.

    What Went Wrong?

  • In _lanthorn_, another word adduced by Mr. White, the _h_ is a vulgarism of spelling introduced to give meaning to a foreign word, the termination being supposed to be derived from the material (horn) of which lanterns were formerly made, -- like _Bully Ruffian_ for _Bellerophon_ in our time, and

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 16, February, 1859

  • Very few, if any, suffer but for actual crimes, adduced from the clearest proofs.

    The Castle of Wolfenbach

  • Even so, however, they are generally adequate for the purpose for which they are adduced, that is, they usually contain the word for which they are quoted, and the context is more or less accurately rendered.

    The evolution of English lexicography

  • Now, as this merely alleges the improbability of a Greek original, it is enough to place against it the evidence already adduced, which is positive, in favor of the sole originality of our Greek Matthew.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Gathas there is an expression used which shows the doctrine to have been already held when they were composed; but the phrase adduced is so obscure that its true meaning must be pronounced in the highest degree uncertain.

    The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 3. (of 7): Media The History, Geography, And Antiquities Of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, Media, Persia, Parthia, And Sassanian or New Persian Empire; With Maps and Illustrations.

  • Against these general considerations, the justice of which no one can dispute, one argument is adduced, which is regarded as furnishing a satisfactory demonstration from the fact.

    The Critique of Pure Reason

  • (Though I "adduced" no sophistries or misdirections whatsoever and, Linda, you're not following the reasoning herein, I merely invoked Oresme as an earlier, counter example, not to slight or detract from Galileo's empirical data any more than I'd wish to slight or detract from Tycho Brahe's own methodology and system, relevant to that specific period - but all that begins to get into more arcane subject matter, as noted.)

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...


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