from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the nature of an interjection in either sense; interjectionary.


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  • Over at Media Matters, Eric Boehlert calls out the media for covering Rep. Joe Wilson's interjectory fireworks during President Obama's address to a joint session ...

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  • GOOD point, in my opinion … and I appreciate the second interjectory paragraph too, but then in the third paragraph below, you correctly return to discuss frame dependency as a possible reason and explanation for this conundrum ….

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  • The film is shot using "Automovision", a computer program that randomly selects the camera angles, cuts and movements, and Lars himself makes bizarre interjectory comments throughout the film.

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  • The ladies had to laugh at this, and the meeting went right merrily, and more merrily in that half the "blowing" from the stage was drowned by the interjectory din from the rear of the building, where lads and men stood chock-a-block, the former, and the latter too, making right royal use of their licence to be rowdy; but such a good-natured crowd could not often be seen.

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  • Seaton talked least of all, and in a restless interjectory way, as he continually fidgeted from chair to chair.

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  • The King made an interjectory movement, but the Prince went on.

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  • I had taken no part in the recent interjectory conversation.

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  • It was a relief to Strange when the sweet, languorous monologue, punctuated from time to time by a response from himself, or an interjectory remark from one of the others, came to an end, and they proceeded to the patio for coffee.

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  • They accepted this invitation, and the major finally gleaned from their combined and interjectory statements that on the previous day Madame

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  • She stood arranging her veil before the mirror over the mantelpiece, uttering the usual interjectory expressions of regret.

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