from The Century Dictionary.
- Of, pertaining to, or befitting a mandarin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Appropriate or peculiar to a mandarin.
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- adjective Appropriate or peculiar to a
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It will come down because it is ridiculous, and no mandarinic efforts can keep it up.
For the supreme convention of life on the mandarinic plane is that the shoe never pinches.
The first business of any writer, and especially of any critical writer, is not to be mandarinic and tedious, and these lecturers have not yet learnt that first business.