from The Century Dictionary.

  • Adducing or bringing forward.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Adducing, or bringing towards or to something.

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  • adjective Adducing, or bringing towards or to something.

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  • adjective especially of muscles; bringing together or drawing toward the midline of the body or toward an adjacent part


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