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 Ac’curateAce (1 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Accu’sative (The).
 
Calvin was so called by his college companions. We speak of an “accusative age,” meaning searching, one eliminating error by accusing it.   1
        “This hath been a very accusative age.”—Sir E. Dering.
 


 Ac’curateAce (1 syl.). 

 
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