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  • conjunctive effort
  • conjunctive tissue
  • Let us be conjunctive in our revenge against him: if thou canst cuckold him, thou dost thyself a pleasure, me a sport.
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice
  • I am doubtful that you have been conjunct And bosom’d with her, as far as we call hers.
    William Shakespeare  --  King Lear

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  • The queen his mother Lives almost by his looks; and for myself,— My virtue or my plague, be it either which,— She’s so conjunctive to my life and soul, That, as the star moves not but in his sphere, I could not but by her.
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
  • She saw that he had singled her out from the three, as a woman is singled out in such cases, for no reasoned purpose of further acquaintance, but in commonplace obedience to conjunctive orders from headquarters, unconsciously received by unfortunate men when the last intention of their lives is to be occupied with the feminine.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • —I, the dreamer clinging yet to the dream as the patient clings to the last thin unbearable ecstatic instant of agony in order to sharpen the savor of the pain’s surcease, waking into the reality, the more than reality, not to the unchanged and unaltered old time but into a time altered to fit the dream which, conjunctive with the dreamer, becomes immolated and apotheosizedů ’Mother and Judith are in the nursery with the children, and Father and Charles are walking in the garden.
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • Smith, in his preface, says that his book is intended, "not so much to ’cover’ the subject of grammar as to /teach/ it," and calls attention to the fact, somewhat proudly, that he has omitted "the rather hard subject of gerunds," all mention of conjunctive adverbs, and even the conjugation of verbs.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
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