C2used to mean that something you are about to say is also true, for the same reasons as what has just been said: I don't think that prices will go up but, by the same token, I don't see them going down either.
Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.
by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,