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"With just a dash of orange bitters in it," another might add.

Essentially teachers,--I might add, they were publicists as well as professors.

We were overjoyed; and I need not add I was very thankful for this good fortune.

I had almost omitted to add, that he was a ladies' haberdasher.

They have claims on the magnanimity and, I may add, on the justice of this nation which we must all feel.

They add up to only a tiny fraction of the price that has been paid for our freedom.

Which of you by being over-anxious can add a single foot to his height?

So much is abundantly plain both from what I have said and from what I am about to add.

More I could add, but brevity is best;-- These are our claims to honour you as Guest.

Add the milk, butter, salt, and pepper and return the clams.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to join or unite (something to something else)," from Latin addere "add to, join, attach, place upon," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + -dere comb. form meaning "to put, place," from dare "to give" (see date (n.1)). Meaning "to do sums, do addition" also is from late 14c. Related: Added; adding. To add up "make sense" is from 1942.

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