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Petrichor: The smell after rainfall
. a short interrogative structure appended to a statement or command, as
It's raining, isn't it?, are you
You're not going, are you?,
a question formed by appending such a structure to a declarative sentence or command, often inviting confirmation or assent, as
She lives nearby, doesn't she?
Sit down, won't you?
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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