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par·en·thet·i·cal

 (păr′ən-thĕt′ĭ-kəl)
adj. also par·en·thet·ic (-ĭk)
1. Set off within or as if within parentheses; qualifying or explanatory: a parenthetical remark.
2. Using or containing parentheses.
n.
A parenthetical word, phrase, or remark.

par′en·thet′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.parenthetically - in a parenthetical manner; "he added parenthetically that he would not attend the wedding ceremony"

parenthetically

adverb incidentally, by the way, in passing, by way of explanation, by the bye This brings us, parenthetically, to another question.
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parenthetically

[ˌpærənˈθetɪkəlɪ] ADVentre paréntesis

parenthetically

parenthetically

[ˌpærənˈθɛtɪklɪ] advtra parentesi
References in classic literature ?
You have made me just now a painful reproach, monsieur," continued the king; "you said that one of my emissaries had been to Newcastle to lay a snare for you, and that, parenthetically, cannot be understood by M.
Then he remarked, parenthetically as it were, "Oh, you know how to torment a man, you brown-skinned, lean, grinning, dishevelled imp, you.
Vholes parenthetically, "I believe I have already mentioned.
I couldn't see where you'd got to--our children," he observed parenthetically, "have their uses--I want you to go to my study, Katharine; go to the third shelf on the right-hand side of the door; take down 'Trelawny's Recollections of Shelley'; bring it to me.
I must go and hinder him from jarring all your nerves," said Rosamond, moving to the other side of the room, where Fred having opened the piano, at his father's desire, that Rosamond might give them some music, was parenthetically performing "Cherry Ripe
Having come to this resolution (and deriving, let me add, parenthetically, great consolation from it), the next subject of consideration was the best method of getting safely into the top regions of the house.
It's outa sight," he said, parenthetically, with an affable grin.
Placed in a position where he could study French administration and observe its mechanism, Rabourdin worked in the circle where his thought revolved, which, we may remark parenthetically, is the secret of much human accomplishment; and his labor culminated finally in the invention of a new system for the Civil Service of government.
And here let it be noticed, parenthetically, that the leg of this young man, in its application to the door, evinced the finest sense of touch: always preceding himself and tray (with something of an angling air about it), by some seconds: and always lingering after he and the tray had disappeared, like Macbeth's leg when accompanying him off the stage with reluctance to the assassination of Duncan.
Listening is a great art," observed Mikulin parenthetically.
Eh," said Bob, parenthetically, as he looked over the fields on the other side of the river, "there goes that crooked young Wakem.
Fine girl of her age, but small,' observed Richard Swiveller parenthetically.