[ uh-duhngk ]
/ əˈdʌŋk /
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curved inward; hooked.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of adunc
1620–30; <Latin aduncus, equivalent to ad-ad- + uncus hook, barb
OTHER WORDS FROM adunca·dun·ci·ty [uh-duhn-si-tee], /əˈdʌn sɪ ti/, noun
Words nearby adunc
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