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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section III. Materials for Reasoning
 
469. Qualification.
 
  
NOUN:QUALIFICATION, limitation, modification, coloring.
  ALLOWANCE, grains of allowance, consideration, extenuating circumstances; mitigation.
  CONDITION, proviso, exception; exemption; salvo [rare], saving clause; discount [See Discount]; restriction.
  
VERB:QUALIFY, limit, modify, affect, leaven, take color from, give a color to, introduce new conditions, narrow, temper.
  ALLOW FOR, make allowance for; admit exceptions, take into account; modulate.
  TAKE EXCEPTION, file exceptions, object, raise objections, rise to a point of order.
  
ADJECTIVE:QUALIFYING &c. v.; modificatory, extenuatory, mitigatory, lenitive, palliative; conditional; exceptional (unconformable) [See Unconformity].
  HYPOTHETICAL (supposed) [See Supposition]; contingent (uncertain) [See Uncertainty].
  
ADVERB:PROVIDED, - always; if, unless, but, yet; according as; conditionally, admitting, supposing; on the supposition of (theoretically) [See Supposition]; with the understanding, even, although, though, for all that, after all, at all events.
  IF POSSIBLE [See Possibility]; with grains of allowance, cum grano salis [L.]; exceptis excipiendis [L.], wind and weather permitting.
  SUBJECT TO; with this proviso &c. n.

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