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However the legal profession handles the issue, Baude said the remedy is not “tossing in some parentheticals.”

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.

[parenthetical in original] This was in a little document called the Road Map to Peace.

The task for Muslims, I believe, is to rid our community of these parenthetical phrases.

The problem emerges with parenthetical phrases that are now inserted into the translation.

Asused here in its demonstrative meaning, to introduce a parenthetical clause.

The times are changed, now most readers require parenthetical elucidation after each name except that of Chopin.

These transitions also serve another purpose, namely, to indicate an interpolated or parenthetical idea.

This passage contains the striking addition of the parenthetical explanation .

"Commonly called rullochs," put in Mr. Bouncer, as a parenthetical correction, or marginal note on Mr. Verdant Green's words.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parenthetical, such as: incidental, intermediate, qualifying, subordinate, bracketed, and by the way.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.