from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In an illustrative manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. By way of illustration or elucidation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- By way of illustration or elucidation.
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If I'm running a comic book store in the Bay Area and I see that one of the biggest shops in the area isn't ordering a sure bet, I'd be a fool not to double down (well, okay, I said 25%, but I'm just speaking illustratively at this point).
But "Echo," illustratively rendered and arbitrarily distorted, seems cold and manufactured, verging on soulless.
Her personal subjects a pet dog, for example come across as illustratively literal and indulgent.
Even in the course of an event as widespread and momentous as the Islamic Revolution in 1978/79, periods of intense conflict, protest and action were not constant and events followed a pattern more sporadic and cyclic than constant (and, no, I am not suggesting any kind of one-to-one similarity between the current movement and the Islamic Revolution, merely citing it illustratively.)
It is perhaps most illustratively displayed in the green painted lettering above the door on the old grange, where the last "e" in Greene appears to have been painted over in white.
The suggestion of HTML+CSS may be bad, but was meant illustratively: there are semantic formats that allow to make readable papers!
When women go out -- they couldn't vote before; they vote now and get their fingers cut off, if I were writing the president's speech, I might start with that or put that somewhere illustratively in the middle.
“The denial of an effective response both springs from and feeds back into the perception that violence against women—most illustratively domestic violence—is not a serious crime,” Dr. Altolaguirre wrote.
One can see this principle at work most illustratively in how Bush followers talk about Andrew Sullivan.
Again, participation ranged from the self-conscious to the over-assertive, with the conduct of the two Reflected Gleam delegates illustratively calibrating the spectrum.