parenthetically


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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"
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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
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parenthetically

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parenthetically

[ˌpærənˈθɛtɪklɪ] advtra parentesi
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References in classic literature ?
It's outa sight," he said, parenthetically, with an affable grin.
'Fine girl of her age, but small,' observed Richard Swiveller parenthetically.
"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.
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.
Vholes parenthetically, "I believe I have already mentioned.
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!" with one hand.
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.
"Eh," said Bob, parenthetically, as he looked over the fields on the other side of the river, "there goes that crooked young Wakem.
You know Jansenius?" he added parenthetically to Sir Charles.
Then he remarked, parenthetically as it were, "Oh, you know how to torment a man, you brown-skinned, lean, grinning, dishevelled imp, you.
"Listening is a great art," observed Mikulin parenthetically.
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.