Parenthesize

Pa*ren"the*size

(p*rn"th*sz), v. t. To make a parenthesis of; to include within parenthetical marks. Lowell.
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par`en*thet"ic

(pr`n*tht"k),

par`en*thet"ic*al

(pr`n*tht"*kl), } a. [Cf. Gr. pare`nqetos.] 1. Of the nature of a parenthesis; pertaining to, or expressed in, or as if in, a parenthesis; as, a parenthetical clause; a parenthetic remark; a parenthetical style. [wns=1]
[1913 Webster]

A parenthetical observation of Moses himself.
Hales.
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2. Using or containing parentheses.
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3. Added within parentheses to amplify or explain; as, parenthetical remarks. [wns=2]
[WordNet 1.5]

 

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