One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘And there's even evidence that some of them have gotten a degree and then gone to their employer and had their employer pay them back for tuition that they've spent, again, fictitiously.’
- ‘Now well into its second season, Spooks has managed to attract the kind of attention that is usually reserved for the real life events that it fictitiously depicts.’
- ‘In the early 1940s the Ellises rented a house on Donahue Drive owned by a prominent family fictitiously identified by the author as the ‘Cowarts.’’
- ‘Petrov, who was the commander of a flight in which 500 large packages of cigarettes were fictitiously exported to Greece, was charged with smuggling and held in custody.’
- ‘As for the charge that certain events were either exaggerated or fictitiously fleshed out, I have only one thing to say: If you want the complete story, read a book.’
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