Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of pluperfect.

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Examples

  • It was the needless pedagoguery -- the tyranny of the pluperfects, the intransitives and all the rest.

    Like I Said, Don't Worry

  • A lengthy space of valuable time was given over to moods and tenses, perfects, pluperfects, pasts, futures; and Betty, whose fortitude was much shaken by John Brown's remarks, sat listlessly five places above him, caring not the least about such mighty words as "cans" and

    An Australian Lassie

  • All active perfects, pluperfects, and future perfects are formed on the perfect stem and inflected in the same way.

    Latin for Beginners

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