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adversative

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Adjective, Noun
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ad=ver=sa=tive

CIDE DICTIONARY

adversativea. [L. adversativus, fr. adversari.].
     Expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis; as, an adversative conjunction (but, however, yet, etc. ); an adversative force.  [1913 Webster]
adversativen. 
     An adversative word.  Harris.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

adversative, adj. (of words etc.) expressing opposition or antithesis.

Derivative
adversatively adv.
Etymology
F adversatif -ive or LL adversativus f. adversari oppose f. adversus: see ADVERSE

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