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associative

Maths logic being independent of the grouping of numbers, symbols, or terms within a given set, as in conjunction or in an expression such as (2 × 3) × 4 = 2 × (3 × 4)
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Second, the defendant's ethnicity may also be used, more weakly, to associatively prime the concept of guilt.
In the case of masked primes, we do not expect to find semantic priming with words semantically but not associatively related.
Though this symbolic architecture is tightly constructed, it is neither rigid nor schematic; these symbolic, allusive patterns are subtly and associatively threaded through the text in ways which the central motif of metamorphosis crystallises.
Although these poems are the product of a mercurial intellect that thinks associatively (some might say dis-associatively) rather than linearly, Terris does not, like language poets, jettison syntax, punctuation, and narrative.
although it could be partly prompted associatively by Shakespeare's
With respect to his use of the quilt in Bed, Rauschenberg admitted he had a difficult time painting out the geometric patterns of the quilt, but he never said what these patterns meant to him associatively.
The visible highlighting is visible when viewing a body-facing surface of the article and may be associatively correlated with an externally visible marking and/or with the concept of toilet training.
Imagine for example, in testing for experiential avoidance associatively pairing "with negative thoughts" idioms of acceptance such as "accept them.
They are going to destroy the womb that threatens to debilitate Deek, but also, associatively, Steward.

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