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  • adv. In a pendent manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a pendent manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a pendent, pendulous, or projecting manner.


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pendent +‎ -ly


  • Ought we, for instance (to give an illustration of what I mean), to begin by discussing each separate species-man, lion, ox, and the like-taking each kind in hand inde. pendently of the rest, or ought we rather to deal first with the attributes which they have in common in virtue of some common element of their nature, and proceed from this as a basis for the consideration of them separately?

    On the Parts of Animals

  • Snout and head were boldly striped, but the high, bladelike, inde-pendently rotating ears were not.

    The Howling Stones

  • The three local intelligent life forms evolved inde-pendently long after its emplacement.

    Voyage To The City Of The Dead

  • His symbolic terms such as a new “spirit - ual church” and new “spiritual men,” his frequent contrast between the outward “figures” of the sacra - ments and their inner meaning came to stand inde - pendently and to be opposed to their existing visible forms.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Souls, defined as beings or forms inde - pendently created by God, are separately infused with the body at the moment of creation, so that original sin proceeds, not from body to body, nor from soul to soul, nor from the body to the soul, but from man - kind to the man.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • As we saw, the object of the critique of idols was to effect a “purification” of the mind, a removal of all internal obstacles to unpreju - diced vision, so that the real external, and inde - pendently existing structure (forma) of nature can be perceived.


  • Cagniard de Latour and Theodor Schwann inde - pendently reported that alcoholic fermentation is in - variably associated with, and depends upon, the pres ence of microscopic yeast cells.


  • Suppose that an ethical judge is capable of making social welfare judgments for part of the society inde - pendently of the remainder.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Yet, as will emerge in the course of this survey, the two types of enquiry have not evolved inde - pendently of one another, there being in fact significant connections discernible between them.


  • Plato does not teach any dogmas, but his dialogues tend to support the view that the soul exists inde - pendently of the body and that the intelligible world is independent of the world perceived by the senses.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas


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