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  • Am I substantively correct?†   (source)
  • The Chairman said, "What is your substantive field?"†   (source)
  • The People's Republic will never substantively touch Hong Kong!†   (source)
  • Treadstone was bandied about here and there; it's not that substantive.'†   (source)
  • No academic discipline is without both substantive and methodological aspects.†   (source)
  • Suppose that the nature of the contact is such that only the existence of extraterrestrial intelligence is confirmed, with no other substantive information—what Mathers called elementary contact.†   (source)
  • I talk about the loss of the most substantive treaty that exists between the Soviet Union and the United States, and the canon teases me about my memory for dates!†   (source)
  • I just used a few code words that triggered responses from Armbruster and Ambassador Atkinson in London, nothing substantive.†   (source)
  • Phaedrus' provocation informed the Chairman that his substantive field was now philosophy, not English composition.†   (source)
  • The caller was Wenzu, reporting the progress being made at Kai Tak, or more substantively, as was apparent, the lack of progress.†   (source)
  • His thesis not be a part of a substantive field, because to accept a split into substantive and methodological was to deny the existence of Quality.†   (source)
  • Since his substantive field was philosophy, he should apply to the philosophy department, not the committee.†   (source)
  • This time, however, he had all summer to think about why his field should be substantive or methodological, and all that summer that is what he did.†   (source)
  • In the forests near the timberline he ate Swiss cheese, slept on pine-bough beds, drank mountain stream water and thought about Quality and substantive and methodological fields.†   (source)
  • "Substance" and "substantive" really corresponded to "object" and "objectivity," which he'd rejected in order to arrive at a nondualistic concept of Quality.†   (source)
  • Areté is dead and science, logic and the University as we know it today have been given their founding charter: to find and invent an endless proliferation of forms about the substantive elements of the world and call these forms knowledge, and transmit these forms to future generations.†   (source)
  • However, he said, the division of study into substantive and methodological fields was an outgrowth of the Aristotelian dichotomy of form and substance, which nondualists had little use for, the two being identical.†   (source)
  • Substantive field?†   (source)
  • pl. of participle used as substantive.†   (source)
  • B-o-t, bot, t-i-n, tin, bottin, n-e-y, ney, bottinney, noun substantive, a knowledge of plants.†   (source)
  • I stick at everything beyond a noun-substantive—and I stick at him, if he's at all a tight one.'†   (source)
  • Ideas almost refuse to be expressed in these substantives which are fugitives from justice.†   (source)
  • S-q-u-double e-r-s-Squeers, noun substantive, a educator of youth.†   (source)
  • However, I felt like a schoolmaster amidst children, and persisted, and presently I had a score of noun substantives at least at my command; and then I got to demonstrative pronouns, and even the verb "to eat."†   (source)
  • Either I missed some subtle point or their language was excessively simple—almost exclusively composed of concrete substantives and verbs.†   (source)
  • Perhaps his exalted appreciation of the merits of the old girl causes him usually to make the noun-substantive "goodness" of the feminine gender.†   (source)
  • Many who knew her, thought it a pity that so substantive and rare a creature should have been absorbed into the life of another, and be only known in a certain circle as a wife and mother.†   (source)
  • We would not wish to mislead our readers in their conceptions of any of our characters, and we therefore feel it necessary to add that the adjective, in the preceding agnomen of Mr. Van der School, was used in direct reference to its substantive.†   (source)
  • So her manner of marketing was to plump a noun-substantive at the head of a shopkeeper without any introduction in the nature of an article, and, if it happened not to be the name of the thing she wanted, to look round for that thing, lay hold of it, and hold on by it until the bargain was concluded.†   (source)
  • The Albino is as well made as other men—has no substantive deformity—and yet this mere aspect of all-pervading whiteness makes him more strangely hideous than the ugliest abortion.†   (source)
  • /To lift up/ was turned tail first and made a substantive, and is now also an adjective and a verb.†   (source)
  • They are made of substantives unchanged: /codfish/, /jitney/.†   (source)
  • Adjectives are made much less rapidly in American than either substantives or verbs.†   (source)
  • One recalls, too, some excellent substantives, /e.†   (source)
  • Verbs are fashioned out of substantives by the simple process of prefixing the preposition: /to engineer/, /to chink/, /to stump/, /to hog/.†   (source)
  • To this day they are formed in great numbers; scarcely a new substantive of more than two syllables comes in without bringing one in its wake.†   (source)
  • /Jitney/ is an old American substantive lately [Pg165] revived; a month after its revival it was also an adjective, and before long it may also be a verb and even an adverb.†   (source)
  • The word /slacker/, recently come into good usage in the United States as a designation for an unsuccessful shirker of conscription, is a substantive derived from the English verb /to slack/, which was born as university slang and remains so to this day.†   (source)
  • This answer would mystify nine Englishmen out of ten, for in the first place it involves the use of the flat American /a/ in /can't/ and in the second place it applies an unfamiliar name to the vessel that every Englishman knows as a /tin/, and then adds to the confusion by deriving a verb from the substantive.†   (source)
  • But such evidences of poverty are rare and abnormal; the whole movement of the language is toward the multiplication of substantives.†   (source)
  • Again I doubt it—but even more anarchistic dedications of verbs and adjectives to substantival use are to be found in the /Congressional Record/ every day.†   (source)
  • The same qualities are in /rough-house/, /water-wagon/, /near-silk/, /has-been/, /lame-duck/ and a thousand other such racy substantives, and in all the great stock of native verbs and adjectives.†   (source)
  • It was not, however, among the verbs and adjectives that the American word-coiners of the first half of the century achieved their gaudiest innovations, but among the substantives.†   (source)
  • [50] In the same way the Italians brought in /camorra/, /padrone/, /spaghetti/ and a score of other substantives, and the Jews made contributions from Yiddish and Hebrew and greatly reinforced certain old borrowings from German†   (source)
  • It is impossible to imagine the austere Puritan divines of Massachusetts inventing such verbs as /to cowhide/ and /to logroll/, or such adjectives as /no-account/ and /stumped/, or such adverbs as /no-how/ and [Pg045] /lickety-split/, or such substantives as /bull-frog/, /hog-wallow/ and /hoe-cake/; but under their eyes there arose a contumacious proletariat which was quite capable of the business, and very eager for it.†   (source)
  • First of all, it has admitted into its vocabulary a large number of everyday substantives, among them /boy/, /chair/, /window/, /carpet/, /floor/, /dress/, /hat/, /watch/, /ceiling/, /consumption/, /property/, /trouble/, /bother/, /match/, /change/, /party/, /birthday/, /picture/, /paper/ (only in the sense of /newspaper/), /gambler/, /show/, /hall/, /kitchen/, /store/, /bedroom/, /key/, /mantelpiece/, /closet/, /lounge/, /broom/†   (source)
  • Among them are the verb and verb-phrases, /to beef/, /to biff/, /to bluff/, /to boss/, /to break away/, /to chase one's self/, /to chew the rag/, /to chip in/, /to fade away/, /to get it in the neck/, /to back and fill/, /to plug along/, /to get sore/, /to turn down/ and /to get wise/; the substantives, /dope/, /boss/, /fake/, /creek/, /knockout-drops/ and /push/ (in the sense of /crowd/); the adjectives, /hitched/ (in the sense of /married/) and /tough/ (as before /luck/), and the adverbial phrases, /for keeps/ and /going strong/.†   (source)
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