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 for Excepted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Except \Ex*cept"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Excepted; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Excepting.] [L. exceptus, p. p. of excipere to take or
     draw out, to except; ex out + capere to take: cf. F.
     excepter. See Capable.]
     1. To take or leave out (anything) from a number or a whole
        as not belonging to it; to exclude; to omit.
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              Who never touched
              The excepted tree.                    --Milton.
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              Wherein (if we only except the unfitness of the
              judge) all other things concurred.    --Bp.
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     2. To object to; to protest against. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "excepted":
     chartered, contemned, declined, declined with thanks, denied,
     despised, disapproved, discarded, discounted, disdained, dismissed,
     disowned, excluded, excused, exempt, exempted, favored, forsworn,
     ignored, immune, irresponsible, let off, licensed, not considered,
     permitted, privileged, rebuffed, refused, rejected, released,
     renounced, repudiated, repulsed, scouted, spared, spurned,
     unaccountable, unanswerable, unliable, unsubject

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