Antonyms of OBITER

Examples of usage:

  1. When one throws off a subtly philosophic obiter dictum one looks to the discerning critic to supply the meaning. "The Mystery of 31 New Inn" by R. Austin Freeman
  2. The obiter dicta on Mysticism in Nettleship's Remains are of great value. "Christian Mysticism" by William Ralph Inge
  3. Unfortunately, here again came in next an obiter dictum. "The American Judiciary" by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  4. Friendly critics excuse him: an interpretation of the Dred Scott decision which explained it away as an irresponsible utterance on a subject outside the scope of the case, a mere obiter dictum, is the justification which is called in to save him from the charge of insincerity. "Abraham Lincoln and the Union A Chronicle of the Embattled North, Volume 29 In The Chronicles Of America Series" by Nathaniel W. Stephenson
  5. Happy is the Kipling selection, " The Phantom 'Rickshaw," if only for that obiter dictum of ghost- presence as Kipling explains about the rift in the brain: "- and a little bit of the Dark World came through and pressed him to death!" "The Best Ghost Stories" by Various
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