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Related to appositively: prepositional phrase


Of, relating to, or being in apposition.
n. Grammar
A word or phrase that is in apposition.

ap·pos′i·tive·ly adv.
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Adv.1.appositively - in an appositive manner; "this adjective is used appositively"
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Sue Vice responds appositively when she distinguishes the affectivity of Lowry's master-work from the "environmentally amoral" tenor of writings from postmodern gamesters enjoying themselves in the privacy of their funhouses: "his art is not heartless .
In that same essay, Pound described Henry James's art as "his propaganda," which he defined appositively as "his continuing labour for human freedom, his recurrent assaults upon cruelties and oppressions" (115).