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the rudiments or essentials of a subject. Grammar. the study of inflection as a grammatical device. the inflections so studied. Historical Examples The changes of accidence are less frequent than those of syntax, yet such occur. The Works of William Shakespeare [Cambridge Edition] [9 vols.] William Shakespeare Examples in Syntax, accidence, and Style, for criticism […]
the rudiments or essentials of a subject. Grammar. the study of inflection as a grammatical device. the inflections so studied. Historical Examples The phenomenal side, the unessential in the substance, and the contingent in the necessary, are accidences. A History of Philosophy in Epitome Albert Schwegler noun inflectional morphology; the part of grammar concerned with […]
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a boat kept suspended outboard so that it can be lowered immediately if someone falls overboard.
an undesirable or unfortunate happening that occurs unintentionally and usually results in harm, injury, damage, or loss; casualty; mishap: automobile accidents. Law. such a happening resulting in injury that is in no way the fault of the injured person for which compensation or indemnity is legally sought. any event that happens unexpectedly, without a deliberate […]