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adjunct -- as in: adjunct faculty
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as in: adjunct faculty Define
something added to another thing, but not an essential part of it
  • She is an adjunct professor who teaches just one class.
  • …finally told him what to do that night he forgot about it and didn’t know that he still had it) and told Grandfather—told him, mind; not excusing, asking for no pity; not explaining, asking for no exculpation: just told Grandfather how he had put his first wife aside like eleventh and twelfth century kings did: ’I found that she was not and could never be, through no fault of her own, adjunctive or incremental to the design which I had in mind, so I provided for her and put her aside.’
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • My way led through Pleasant Meadow, an adjunct of the Baker Farm...
    Thoreau, Henry David  --  Walden & on the Duty of Civil Disobedience
  • Though that my death were adjunct to my act,
    By heaven, I would do it.
    Shakespeare, William  --  King John

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  • …himself had seen fight naked chest to chest with one of his wild niggers by the light of the camp fire while his house was building and who still fought with them by lantern light in the stable after he had got at last that wife who would be adjunctive to the forwarding of that design he had in mind, and no bones about the fighting either, no handshaking and gratulations while he washed the blood off and donned his shirt because at the end of it the nigger would be flat on his back…
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • …Sutpen to make all of us "Yes, the two children, the son and the daughter by sex and age so glib to the design that he might have planned that too, by character mental and physical so glib to it that he might have culled them out of the celestial herd of seraphs and cherubim like he chose his twenty niggers out of whatever swapping there must have been when he repudiated that first wife and that child when he discovered that they would not be adjunctive to the forwarding of the design.
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
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as in: adjunct faculty Define
something added to another thing, but not an essential part of it
as in: called for his adjunct Define
a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another
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