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  • This word critic is of Greek derivation, and signifies judgment.   (source)
  • But I do not approve of this derivation, which seems to be a little strained.   (source)
  • The derivation is undeniable if you accept the rules of logic.
  • Your derivation is so fast and instinctive that you can't even tell how you got the answer."†   (source)
  • The math I used was unconventional, and my derivations took large leaps.†   (source)
  • I hated mayonnaise, and any derivation thereof: egg salad, tuna salad, even deviled eggs.†   (source)
  • Derivation?†   (source)
  • It was strange in the sense that he could discover neither derivation nor motivation nor explanation for it.†   (source)
  • The opinion of the Yard was divided respecting the derivation of its name.†   (source)
  • Terry croaked, "Don't trust math too much, son," and he so confused him with references to the thermo-dynamical derivation of the mass action law, and to the oxidation reduction potential, that he stumbled again into raging humility, again saw himself an impostor and a tenth-rater.†   (source)
  • Our breakfast consisted of several dishes whose contents were all supplied by the sea, and some foods whose nature and derivation were unknown to me.†   (source)
  • When I asked him if he could do without money, he showed the convenience of money in such a way as to suggest and coincide with the most philosophical accounts of the origin of this institution, and the very derivation of the word pecunia.†   (source)
  • The derivation of /poker/, which came into American from California in the days of the gold rush, has puzzled etymologists.†   (source)
  • Words and phrases of purely American derivation, embracing words originating in: a. Indian and aboriginal life. b. Pioneer and frontier life. c. The church. d. Politics. e. Trades of all kinds. f. Travel, afloat and ashore.†   (source)
  • This word critic is of Greek derivation, and signifies judgment.†   (source)
  • But I do not approve of this derivation, which seems to be a little strained.†   (source)
  • The second argument, is from the nature of Monarchy; wherein all Authority is in one Man, and in others by derivation from him: But the Government of the Church, he says, is Monarchicall.†   (source)
  • I believe that they were a colony of the Greeks; for though their language comes nearer the Persian, yet they retain many names, both for their towns and magistrates, that are of Greek derivation.†   (source)
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