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derivative
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  • The movement is, properly speaking, a derivative from Nihilism—though they are only known indirectly, and by hearsay, for they never advertise their doings in the papers.

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  • a highly derivative prose style
  • Comparisons between original scientific reports and derivative science journalism and popular science typically reveals at least some level of distortion and oversimplification, often quite dramatic...
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popular_science(retrieved 04/01/08)

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