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Adventine

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Adve'ntine. adj. [from advenio, adventum.] Adventitious; that which is extrinsically added; that which comes from outward causes: a word scarcely in use.

As for the peregrine heat, it is thus far true, that, if the proportion of the adventine heat be greatly predominant to the natural heat and spirits of the body, it tendeth to dissolution or notable alteration. Bacon's Natural History, № 836.

Sources: Bacon, Francis (396)

Attributes: Adjective (426) · Latin (690)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Adventine." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 21, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=14395.


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