Suppletories
Suppletory Sup"ple*to*ry, n.; pl. {Suppletories}. That which is to supply what is wanted. [1913 Webster]

Invent suppletories to excuse an evil man. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


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  • Suppletory — Sup ple*to*ry, n.; pl. {Suppletories}. That which is to supply what is wanted. [1913 Webster] Invent suppletories to excuse an evil man. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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