Such acknowledgments are of high value in keeping the issue clear, if not always of all adventitious, yet of all venomous matter.
There was no sting in their poverty; no adventitious misery belonging to it.
The changes now detected in response are therefore due to no adventitious circumstance, but to the reagent itself.
Formation of adventitious flowers and fruits within the ovary.
In relating it I have delivered "a round, unvarnished tale," and have not colored the truth with any adventitious hue of fancy.
Democritus says that dreams are formed by the illapse of adventitious representations.
The trees themselves teach him to scorn his master's adventitious claim to exclusive ownership.
But the book which he has translated possesses, besides these adventitious claims to respect, a supreme intrinsic value.
Hence the recourse to adventitious leverage to push it in, to factitious drill to drive it in, to artificial bribe to lure it in.
He was more so than Columbus, and rendered the adventitious career of the Genoese possible.
"of the nature of an addition from without," c.1600, from Medieval Latin adventitius "coming from abroad, extraneous," a corruption of Latin adventicius "foreign, strange, accidental," from advent- past participle stem of advenire "arrive" (see advent). Related: Adventitiously; adventitiousness.
adventitious ad·ven·ti·tious (ād'věn-tĭsh'əs, -vən-)
Arising from an external source or occurring in an unusual place or manner; extrinsic.
Occurring accidentally or spontaneously, not caused by heredity.