14 letter words ending in ive

Administrative (a.) Pertaining to administration; administering; executive; as, an administrative body, ability, or energy.

Anticonvulsive (a.) Good against convulsions.

Circumspective (a.) Looking around every way; cautious; careful of consequences; watchful of danger.

Conglutinative (a.) Conglutinant.

Discriminative (a.) Marking a difference; distinguishing; distinctive; characteristic.

Discriminative (a.) Observing distinctions; making differences; discriminating.

Electro-motive (a.) Producing electro-motion; producing, or tending to produce, electricity or an electric current; causing electrical action or effects.

Inapprehensive (a.) Not apprehensive; regardless; unconcerned.

Interpretative (a.) Designed or fitted to interpret; explanatory.

Interpretative (a.) According to interpretation; constructive.

Interstinctive (a.) Distinguishing.

Multiplicative (a.) Tending to multiply; having the power to multiply, or incease numbers.

Obstupefactive (a.) Stupefactive.

Predestinative (a.) Determining beforehand; predestinating.

Recommendative (n.) That which recommends; a recommendation.

Reconstructive (a.) Reconstructing; tending to reconstruct; as, a reconstructive policy.

Representative (a.) Fitted to represent; exhibiting a similitude.

Representative (a.) Bearing the character or power of another; acting for another or others; as, a council representative of the people.

Representative (a.) Conducted by persons chosen to represent, or act as deputies for, the people; as, a representative government.

Representative (a.) Serving or fitted to present the full characters of the type of a group; typical; as, a representative genus in a family.

Representative (a.) Similar in general appearance, structure, and habits, but living in different regions; -- said of certain species and varieties.

Representative (a.) Giving, or existing as, a transcript of what was originally presentative knowledge; as, representative faculties; representative knowledge. See Presentative, 3 and Represent, 8.

Representative (n.) One who, or that which, represents (anything); that which exhibits a likeness or similitude.

Representative (n.) An agent, deputy, or substitute, who supplies the place of another, or others, being invested with his or their authority.

Representative (n.) One who represents, or stands in the place of, another.

Representative (n.) A member of the lower or popular house in a State legislature, or in the national Congress.

Representative (n.) That which presents the full character of the type of a group.

Representative (n.) A species or variety which, in any region, takes the place of a similar one in another region.

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Mark McCracken

Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".

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