I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

I. EXISTENCE

4. MODAL EXISTENCE; Absolute

State.

[Antonyms: circumstance.]

[Nouns] state, condition, category, estate, lot, ease, trim, mood, pickle, plight, temper; aspect (appearance) [more], dilemma, pass, predicament.

constitution, habitude, diathesis; frame, fabric [more]; stamp, set, fit, mold, mould.

mode, modality, schesis; form (shape) [more].

tone, tenor, turn; trim, guise, fashion, light, complexion, style, character.

[Verbs] be in a state, possess a state, enjoy a state, labor under a state; be on a footing, do, fare; come to pass.

[Adjectives] conditional, modal, formal; structural, organic.

[Adverbs] conditionally; as the matter stands, as things are; such being the case [more].

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