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  • adj. Of the function or role of an affix
  • v. Present participle of affix.


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  • M. le Comte's guests followed closely on the triumphant bridegroom's heels: M. le préfet, fussy and nervous, secretly delighted at the idea of affixing his official signature to such an aristocratic _contrat de mariage_ as was this between M.le. de Cambray de Brestalou and M. Victor de M.rmont, own nephew to M.rshal the duc de Raguse; M.dame la préfète, resplendent in the latest fashion from Paris, the Duc and Duchesse d'Embrun, cousins of the bride, the Vicomte de Génevois and his mother, who was Abbess of Pont Haut and godmother by proxy to Crystal de

    The Bronze Eagle A Story of the Hundred Days

  • I find myself overly challenged by the little kindergarten-level tasks we are now given to do, such as affixing my personal bar code to my ID card, then sticking on the punch-out letters to spell my name.

    Nickel and Dimed

  • The doctor who had done blood tests without consent was no longer with the department, and practices such as affixing HIV notices on cells had ceased.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Possibly everything depends on just what kind of affixing we have to deal with.

    Chapter 6. Types of Linguistic Structure

  • The group may or may not be affixing its version of the religious seal on the school, but it eventually gets branded.

    Mike Ghouse: Muslim Canadians Should Ease Out Of Prayers In Public School

  • Stanley's poetry is always lush, frequently visionary, and sometimes sublime: It lights upon existential nanoseconds without affixing itself so doggedly to any one natural phenomenon that the presence and significance of the human is diminished a claim sometimes leveled against younger poets working in the New Minimalism, a kissing cousin of Slow Poetry.

    Seth Abramson: November 2011 Contemporary Poetry Reviews

  • You snap an arty photo of the scene with your iPhone camera and post it on Instagram and Twitter, affixing "#sxsw" to the end of your micro-message so all your followers know you are in-the-know and on the list.

    Navigating a Texas-Size Fest

  • After affixing a sticky note with a joke written on it to her sandwich bag, I zipped up the lunchbox and tucked it in her book bag.

    Arcane Circle

  • Queena Peoples, 22, worked with Ms. Armstrong at a warehouse in Newburgh affixing security sensors on Polo clothes that are then shipped to a store in the Woodbury Common outlet.

    Family's Hudson Tragedy

  • One question I often receive during this time of year has to do with affixing Hanukkah themed lights on the house.

    Rabbi Jason Miller: The December Dilemma And Decorative Hanukkah Lights


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