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English citations of accumbent


  1. One who reclines at a table.
    • 1903, “What Is Oblomovisn”, in Leo Wiener, editor, Anthology of Russian Literature from the Earliest Period to the, translation of original by Nikolay Aleksandrovich Dobrolyubov, page 275:
      Let us, indeed, see how the point of view has changed which was held in regard to those cultivated and glib accumbents who in former days were taken for real social workers.