Adverting
Advert Ad*vert", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Adverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adverting}.] [L. advertere, v. t., to turn to; ad + vertere to turn: cf. F. avertir. See {Advertise}.] To turn the mind or attention; to refer; to take heed or notice; -- with to; as, he adverted to what was said. [1913 Webster]

I may again advert to the distinction. --Owen. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Syn.- To refer; allude; regard. See {Refer}. [1913 Webster]


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