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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXCEPTED

These excepted, the only survivors of this tragic scene were Capts.

We have excepted in favour of Little John, because he is great John, and his name is a misnomer.

All the more prominent eminences were measured and ascended, the Kenia not excepted.

Can it be that you alone are excepted as a signal instance of Divine neglect?

I know more about it than anyone else in the world, its present owner not excepted.

The Prince had the same Destiny, and was astonishd at an Order which ought to have excepted him.

Delaware and Pennsylvania were excepted by special royal intervention.

But anything that is new will be excepted to by minds of a certain order.

I should have excepted the self-enslaved slaves of ambition.

Why intimate that certain States should (or might) be excepted from its operation?

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to receive," from Middle French excepter (12c.), from Latin exceptus, past participle of excipere "take out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + capere "to take" (see capable). Meaning "to leave out" is from 1510s. Related: Excepted; excepting. Adjectival function led to use as a preposition, conjunction (late 14c.).

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