advertent advertent


  • (adj) giving attention


  1. But the law likes to work in clarity and well-lighted, advertent consciousness.
  2. An advertent and sustained foreign policy uses a different part of the brain from the one engaged by horrifying images.
  3. The narratives that Americans need may be somewhat more advertent, and morally organized.


  • Manziel throws 3 TD passes in A&M's rout of Rice

    When he finally entered in the third quarter, a tightly wound Manziel appeared bent on committing a handful of "advertent" violations, taunting and teasing Rice players en route to throwing three touchdown passes. Manziel played only five of the Aggies' 14 offensive series, drawing an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on his final series following a fourth-quarter touchdown. The program announced ...
    on September 1, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

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