ADJUNCT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ADJUNCT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  something added on or attached generally nonessential or inferior
Classic Sentence:
1  And sex was merely an accident, or an adjunct, one of the curious obsolete, organic processes which persisted in its own clumsiness, but was not really necessary.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 1
2  Vagrancy, that Gallic picareria, accepted the sewer as the adjunct of the Cour des Miracles, and at evening, it returned thither, fierce and sly, through the Maubuee outlet, as into a bed-chamber.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
3  I rang for the tea, and the waiter, reappearing with his magic clew, brought in by degrees some fifty adjuncts to that refreshment, but of tea not a glimpse.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIII
Example Sentence:
1  The poor adjunct professor hid the threadbare spots on his jacket by sewing leather patches on his sleeves.
2  Although I don't absolutely need a second computer, I plan to buy a laptop to serve as an adjunct to my desktop model.
3  I hoped I would find the computer course a useful adjunct to my other studies.
4  Physical therapy is an important adjunct to drug treatments.