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How to use etymological in a sentence

In a word, the term contains a series of expressive innuendos by its etymological derivation.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Neither progress in the languages nor knowledge of mathematics can compensate for the want of a thorough etymological discipline.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
Another etymological example sometimes cited is the derivation of the English uncle from the Latin avus.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
But in German, the etymological connexion between Sitte (custom) and Sittlichkeit (morality) is immediately apparent.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
The hyphen distinguishes the etymological meaning of these words as distinguished from their derived and ordinary meaning.
"STOPS"PAUL ALLARDYCE
The syllable according to etymological derivation, and the syllable according to pronunciation, are not always the same.
"STOPS"PAUL ALLARDYCE
It is conversation of thoughts; it is dialogue—the mother of dialectic in more than the etymological sense.
ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
The word may come from the same etymological source as 'wail,' but it is a Scots adverb, indicative of the intensity of sorrow.
THE BOOK-HUNTERJOHN HILL BURTON
About the same period there arose etymological as distinct from traditional spelling.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 1 "FRANCISCANS" TO "FRENCH LANGUAGE"VARIOUS
The result was a great advance in etymological knowledge and the formation of a new science of philology.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS

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