13 letter words ending in ive

Agglomerative (a.) Having a tendency to gather together, or to make collections.

Agglutinative (a.) Pertaining to agglutination; tending to unite, or having power to cause adhesion; adhesive.

Agglutinative (a.) Formed or characterized by agglutination, as a language or a compound.

Amplificative (a.) Amplificatory.

Animadversive (a.) Having the power of perceiving; percipient.

Appropriative (a.) Appropriating; making, or tending to, appropriation; as, an appropriative act.

Approximative (a.) Approaching; approximate.

Argumentative (a.) Consisting of, or characterized by, argument; containing a process of reasoning; as, an argumentative discourse.

Argumentative (a.) Adductive as proof; indicative; as, the adaptation of things to their uses is argumentative of infinite wisdom in the Creator.

Argumentative (a.) Given to argument; characterized by argument; disputatious; as, an argumentative writer.

Authoritative (a.) Having, or proceeding from, due authority; entitled to obedience, credit, or acceptance; determinate; commanding.

Authoritative (a.) Having an air of authority; positive; dictatorial; peremptory; as, an authoritative tone.

Circumventive (a.) Tending to circumvent; deceiving by artifices; deluding.

Commemorative (a.) Tending or intended to commemorate.

Commiserative (a.) Feeling or expressing commiseration.

Communicative (a.) Inc

Comprehensive (a.) Including much; comprising many things; having a wide scope or a full view.

Comprehensive (a.) Having the power to comprehend or understand many things.

Comprehensive (a.) Possessing peculiarities that are characteristic of several diverse groups.

Concentrative (a.) Serving or tending to concentrate; characterized by concentration.

Confederative (a.) Of or pertaining to a confederation.

Considerative (a.) Considerate; careful; thoughtful.

Consolidative (a.) Tending or having power to consolidate; healing.

Constraintive (a.) Constraining; compulsory.

Contemplative (a.) Pertaining to contemplation; addicted to, or employed in, contemplation; meditative.

Contemplative (a.) Having the power of contemplation; as, contemplative faculties.

Contemplative (n.) A religious or either sex devoted to prayer and meditation, rather than to active works of charity.

Contradictive (a.) Contradictory; inconsistent.

Corresponsive (a.) Corresponding; conformable; adapted.

Corroborative (a.) Tending to strengthen of confirm.

Corroborative (n.) A medicine that strengthens; a corroborant.

Counteractive (a.) Tending to counteract.

Counteractive (n.) One who, or that which, counteracts.

Demonstrative (a.) Having the nature of demonstration; tending to demonstrate; making evident; exhibiting clearly or conclusively.

Demonstrative (a.) Expressing, or apt to express, much; displaying feeling or sentiment; as, her nature was demonstrative.

Demonstrative (a.) Consisting of eulogy or of invective.

Demonstrative (n.) A demonstrative pronoun; as, "this" and "that" are demonstratives.

Determinative (a.) Having power to determine; limiting; shaping; directing; conclusive.

Determinative (n.) That which serves to determine.

Discontentive (a.) Relating or tending to discontent.

Disrespective (a.) Showing want of respect; disrespectful.

Disseminative (a.) Tending to disseminate, or to become disseminated.

Expectorative (a. & n.) Same as Expectorant.

Frequentative (a.) Serving to express the frequent repetition of an action; as, a frequentative verb.

Frequentative (n.) A frequentative verb.

Idiorepulsive (a.) Repulsive by itself; as, the idiorepulsive power of heat.

Improgressive (a.) Not progressive.

Incorporative (a.) Incorporating or tending to incorporate; as, the incorporative languages (as of the Basques, North American Indians, etc. ) which run a whole phrase into one word.

Indescriptive (a.) Not descriptive.

Indistinctive (a.) Having nothing distinctive; common.

Induplicative (a.) Having induplicate sepals or petals in aestivation.

Induplicative (a.) Having induplicate leaves in vernation.

Insuppressive (a.) Insuppressible.

Interadditive (a.) Added or placed between the parts of another thing, as a clause inserted parenthetically in a sentence.

Interrogative (a.) Denoting a question; expressed in the form of a question; as, an interrogative sentence; an interrogative pronoun.

Interrogative (n.) A word used in asking questions; as, who? which? why?

Introspective (a.) Inspecting within; seeing inwardly; capable of, or exercising, inspection; self-conscious.

Introspective (a.) Involving the act or results of conscious knowledge of physical phenomena; -- contrasted with associational.

Investigative (a.) Given to investigation; inquisitive; curious; searching.

Justificative (a.) Having power to justify; justificatory.

Mundificative (a.) Cleansing.

Mundificative (n.) A detergent medicine or preparation.

Nonsubmissive (a.) Not submissive.

Participative (a.) Capable of participating.

Prefigurative (a.) Showing by prefiguration.

Prejudicative (a.) Forming a judgment without due examination; prejudging.

Primogenitive (a.) Of or pertaining to primogeniture.

Primogenitive (n.) Primogeniture.

Pronunciative (a.) Of or pertaining to pronunciation.

Pronunciative (a.) Uttering confidently; dogmatical.

Qualificative (n.) That which qualifies, modifies, or restricts; a qualifying term or statement.

Ratiocinative (a.) Characterized by, or addicted to, ratiocination; consisting in the comparison of propositions or facts, and the deduction of inferences from the comparison; argumentative; as, a ratiocinative process.

Recriminative (a.) Recriminatory.

Reduplicative (a.) Double; formed by reduplication; reduplicate.

Refrigerative (a.) Cooling; allaying heat.

Refrigerative (n.) A refrigerant.

Remonstrative (a.) Having the character of a remonstrance; expressing remonstrance.

Resuscitative (a.) Tending to resuscitate; reviving; revivifying.

Retrogressive (a.) Tending to retrograde; going or moving backward; declining from a better to a worse state.

Retrogressive (a.) Passing from a higher to a lower condition; declining from a more perfect state of organization; regressive.

Retrospective (a.) Looking backward; contemplating things past; -- opposed to prospective; as, a retrospective view.

Retrospective (a.) Having reference to what is past; affecting things past; retroactive; as, a retrospective law.

Reverberative (a.) Of the nature of reverberation; tending to reverberate; reflective.

Self-elective (a.) Having the right of electing one's self, or, as a body, of electing its own members.

Significative (a.) Betokening or representing by an external sign.

Significative (a.) Having signification or meaning; expressive of a meaning or purpose; significant.

Subderivative (n.) A word derived from a derivative, and not directly from the root; as, "friend

Subordinative (a.) Tending to subordinate; expressing subordination; used to introduce a subordinate sentence; as, a subordinative conjunction.

Transcriptive (a.) Done as from a copy; having the style or appearance of a transcription.

Transfugitive (n.) One who flees from one side to another; hence, a deserter; a turncoat; an apostate.

Transgressive (a.) Disposed or tending to transgress; faulty; culpable. -

Transpositive (a.) Made by transposing; consisting in transposition; transposable.

Undistinctive (a.) Making no distinctions; not discriminating; impartial.

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