Words ending with ive

Meaning of Ablative

ablative means: the case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb

Meaning of Ablative

ablative means: tending to ablate; i.e. to be removed or vaporized at very high temperature

Meaning of Ablative

ablative means: relating to the ablative case

Meaning of Abortive

abortive means: failing to accomplish an intended result

Meaning of Abrasive

abrasive means: a substance that abrades or wears down

Meaning of Abrasive

abrasive means: sharply disagreeable; rigorous

Meaning of Abrasive

abrasive means: causing abrasion

Meaning of Absorptive

absorptive means: having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.)

Meaning of Abstractive

abstractive means: of an abstracting nature or having the power of abstracting

Meaning of Abusive

abusive means: characterized by physical or psychological maltreatment

Meaning of Boughed

boughed means: having boughs (of trees)

Meaning of Coiled

coiled means: curled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals)

Meaning of Cryogenics

cryogenics means: the branch of physics that studies the phenomena that occur at very low temperatures

Meaning of Dizygotic twin

dizygotic twin means: either of two twins who developed from two separate fertilized eggs

Meaning of Estates general

estates general means: assembly of the estates of all France; last meeting in 1789

Meaning of Genus halicoeres

genus halicoeres means: a genus of Labridae

Meaning of Grume

grume means: a semisolid mass of coagulated red and white blood cells

Meaning of Grume

grume means: a thick viscous liquid

Meaning of Intonation

intonation means: the production of musical tones (by voice or instrument); especially the exactitude of the pitch relations

Meaning of Intonation

intonation means: the act of singing in a monotonous tone

Meaning of Intonation

intonation means: singing by a soloist of the opening piece of plainsong

Meaning of Intonation

intonation means: rise and fall of the voice pitch

Meaning of Itty-bitty

itty-bitty means: (used informally) very small

Meaning of Judicial writ

judicial writ means: (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer

Meaning of Nyctereutes procyonides

nyctereutes procyonides means: small wild dog of eastern Asia having facial markings like those of a raccoon

Meaning of Pants

pants means: (used in the plural) underpants worn by women

Meaning of Spear thistle

spear thistle means: European thistle with rather large heads and prickly leaves; extensively naturalized as a weed in the United States

Meaning of Tail end

tail end means: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

Meaning of Tail end

tail end means: any projection that resembles the tail of an animal

Meaning of Tail end

tail end means: the time of the last part of something

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