[eks le-ge; English eks lee-jee]
by virtue of law.
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Accept vs. Except
Do I accept an invitation or except it? If someone is left off of an invitation list, has she been excepted or accepted? What’s the difference between these two terms, and how can we keep them straight? Accept means, most broadly, to take or receive (something offered) or receive with approval or favor, as in “I accept this trophy.” Except has a verb sense of to exclude; …
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