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synonyms for parenthetical

  • incidental
  • intermediate
  • qualifying
  • subordinate
  • bracketed
  • by the way
  • episodic
  • explanatory
  • extraneous
  • extrinsic
  • in parenthesis
  • inserted
  • interposed
  • related
See also synonyms for: parenthetically

antonyms for parenthetical

MOST RELEVANT
  • important
  • vital
  • basic
  • consequential
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How to use parenthetical in a sentence

However the legal profession handles the issue, Baude said the remedy is not “tossing in some parentheticals.”
FIGHTING RACIAL BIAS WITH AN UNLIKELY WEAPON: FOOTNOTESJUSTIN WM. MOYERJANUARY 18, 2022WASHINGTON POST
That was just a parenthetical in a discussion of how, in general, people who can afford to save often don’t save as much partly because they don’t anticipate how much their savings will compound.
STEVEN PINKER HAS HIS REASONS - ISSUE 108: CHANGEBRIAN GALLAGHERNOVEMBER 17, 2021NAUTILUS
Asused here in its demonstrative meaning, to introduce a parenthetical clause.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
The times are changed, now most readers require parenthetical elucidation after each name except that of Chopin.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
These transitions also serve another purpose, namely, to indicate an interpolated or parenthetical idea.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
This passage contains the striking addition of the parenthetical explanation .
SOURCES OF THE SYNOPTIC GOSPELSCARL S. PATTON
"Commonly called rullochs," put in Mr. Bouncer, as a parenthetical correction, or marginal note on Mr. Verdant Green's words.
THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF MR. VERDANT GREEN, AN OXFORD UNDER-GRADUATECUTHBERT BEDE
They are really a kind of parenthetical expression, but have less connection with the sentence than those given under B.
BUSINESS ENGLISHROSE BUHLIG
How are such parenthetical clauses as as he designed, in the second sentence, kept in the back-ground?
THE ONTARIO HIGH SCHOOL READERA.E. MARTY
There is meaning as deep as the pathos that all must feel in the seemingly parenthetical remark by Luke.
JESUS THE CHRISTJAMES EDWARD TALMAGE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PARENTHETICAL

  • aberrant
  • aberrative
  • circuitous
  • devious
  • excursional
  • excursionary
  • excursive
  • heteroclite
  • obliquitous
  • parenthetical
  • serpentine
  • straying
  • tangent
  • tangential
  • tortuous
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