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As the first conjugation is a so-called "living" conjugation, it is the termination of many new verbs.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
This is the termination of the present participle and verbal adjective derived from verbs in -a.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
This ending terminates the past participles of verbs whose infinitive ends in e.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Shorter sentences and an increased ratio of verbs mark the passages in which the movement is more rapid.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
If other classes of words be taken out, the ratio of verbs to the other words in the sentence is larger.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
She hath verbs, accent, the speech itself to a degree that will soon enable her to speak and write it correctly.
MAID SALLYHARRIET A. CHEEVER
The indeclinable, remain as simple adjuncts to the verbs, and the latter put on the negative form.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
The disjunctive forms of the pronoun are also sometimes preserved before verbs and adjectives.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Perhaps the simple adjectives are oftenest employed before verbs and nouns, in the first and second persons singular.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
The termination uba is that of the third person of reflexive verbs.

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zeugmanoun | [zoog-muh ]SEE DEFINITION
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