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Word: marginal

Definition: of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability

Sentences Containing 'marginal'

`As general items of river history, we quote the following marginal notes from his general log`In March, 1825, Gen. Lafayette left New Orleans for St. Louis on the low pressure steamer``Natchez.''
There he found everything arranged in due order, the accusation, examination, Morrel's petition, M. de Villefort's marginal notes.
In the flowers of Saponaria officinalis Dr. Masters has observed instances of both marginal and free central placentation.
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