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  • adj. pertaining to lexicology

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to lexicology; relating to the science of words: as, lexicological studies.


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  • Other predominant reasons Anderson presents for the pervasive spread of nationalism are new inventions of ideal types of nationalist symbols and other idioms such as lexicological terms that exclude, stereotype, and stress human differences in lieu of bridging human ideological gaps.

    Radovan Karadzic's website and blog

  • But, if your real meaning was not to state an apparent lexicological untruth, but to make a provocative gambit intended to introduce an argument that there are empirical reasons that anyone possessing property has actually stolen it from some proper owner, or that the very concepts of property , or ownership are incoherent in themselves, or maybe contrary to the natural order of things, then its your move!

    Rabett Run

  • These are the cardiovascular activity, antiparasitic activity, antiviral activity as well as the verification of some lexicological aspects of products that can be clinically used.

    Chapter 12

  • He did not at first realize the perfect comprehension of the idiom, but he eventually succeeded by patient perseverance, When we read his poems, we are enabled to follow, step by step, his lexicological progress.

    Jasmin: Barber, Poet, Philanthropist

  • Well, yes, it does matter, says L P Davidson no relation, the author of Planet Word, a new book published in conjunction with the recent Stephen Fry series of the same name on BBC2, which challenges the cult of the new in matters lexicological. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • "Bob learned to use words to fashion lexicological objets d'art," Timpson observed. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • La Cieca and her panel of experts were overwhelmed at the level of sheer lexicological cleverness exhibited by so many of the cher public in our

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  • Or maybe it's just that in making way for new words like blog and bromance, staycation, and chillax, we use up the lexicological shelf space that used to accommodate words like assectation, following something else; or drollic, which describes puppet shows.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Few people are willing to wade into the discussion - there is far less tolerance of lexicological missteps in trans-related conversations than there are in more mainstream issues.

    The Bilerico Project

  • In conclusion, we recommend that semanticists and lexicological theorists peruse this unique creation and explore its principles.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XII No 1


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