Adjective color
Adjective Ad"jec*tive ([a^]d"j[e^]k*t[i^]v), a. [See {Adjective}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence. [1913 Webster]

2. Not standing by itself; dependent. [1913 Webster]

{Adjective color}, a color which requires to be fixed by some mordant or base to give it permanency. [1913 Webster]

3. Relating to procedure. ``The whole English law, substantive and adjective.'' --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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