Expletively
Expletively \Ex"ple*tive*ly\, adv. In the manner of an expletive. [1913 Webster]

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  • expletively — adverb In an expletive way …   Wiktionary

  • expletive — expletively, adv. /ek spli tiv/, n. 1. an interjectory word or expression, frequently profane; an exclamatory oath. 2. a syllable, word, or phrase serving to fill out. 3. Gram. a word considered as regularly filling the syntactic position of… …   Universalium

  • Else — Else, adv. & conj. 1. Besides; except that mentioned; in addition; as, nowhere else; no one else. [1913 Webster] 2. Otherwise; in the other, or the contrary, case; if the facts were different. [1913 Webster] For thou desirest not sacrifice; else… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • expletive — /əkˈsplitɪv / (say uhk spleetiv), /ɛk / (say ek ) adjective Also, expletory. 1. added merely to fill out a sentence or line, give emphasis, etc. –noun 2. an expletive syllable, word, or phrase. 3. an interjectory word or expression, frequently… …   Australian English dictionary

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