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Word of the day for March 24
rhematic adj
  1. Of or pertaining to a rheme.
    1. (linguistics) Of a part of a sentence: providing new information regarding the current theme.
    2. (Peircean semiotics) Of or pertaining to a sumisign (a sign that represents its object in respect of quality and so, in its signified interpretant, is represented as a character or mark).
  2. (obsolete) Of or pertaining to word formation.
  3. (obsolete, rare) In Coleridge's work: relating to the arrangement of words into sentences clearly.
  4. (grammar, obsolete, rare) Having a verb for its base; derived from a verb.

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