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adversative (s) (noun), adversatives (pl)
A word, phrase, or clause that expresses opposition or a contrast: Examples of adversatives include such conjunctions as, "but" or "although".
Mark was talking to a friend about a trip and the possible weather conditions and he expressed an adversative when he said, "We should set a date for our journey, but if the weather is too bad, we need to plan an alternative time."
This entry is located in the following unit: vers-, vert-, -verse, -version, -version, -versation, -versal, -versary, -vert, vort-, vors- (page 1)