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synonyms for anticipative

  • anticipant
  • anticipating
  • anticipatory
  • awaiting
  • expecting
  • hopeful
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How to use anticipative in a sentence

The Mother thought she had never been so happy before in her life, and the ugly little beast yelped with anticipative joy.
THE VERY SMALL PERSONANNIE HAMILTON DONNELL
It was an expression of mingled alarm and remonstrance, almost as anticipative as though she had spoken.
MY DANISH SWEETHEART, VOLUME 3 OF 3WILLIAM CLARK RUSSELL
"It must have been that which he came to see me about last night," he said, with a sort of anticipative remorse.
THE MINISTER'S CHARGEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
The Doctor, looking complacently expansive, cheerily anticipative, welcomed them on the doorstep.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 104, APRIL 8, 1893VARIOUS
The internal organization of the colonial church is also anticipative.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, MARCH 1899VARIOUS
There was a note of anticipative defiance in the young voice as she spoke.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
The Prince and Phadrig were keenly anticipative, and the latter not a little nervous.
THE MUMMY AND MISS NITOCRISGEORGE GRIFFITH
We have seen the historical results of this mode of procedure in what is denominated the Anticipative or Hypothetical Method.
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY , VOL IV, ISSUE VI, DECEMBER 1863VARIOUS
"Ho, ho," said Mr. Rugge, in hissing accents which had often thrilled the threepenny gallery with anticipative horror.
WHAT WILL HE DO WITH IT, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
He had left his seal-oil lamp burning and now it was with an anticipative chuckle of joy that he untied the drawstring.
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WORDS RELATED TO ANTICIPATIVE

  • anticipating
  • anticipative
  • anticipatory
  • awaiting
  • expecting
  • hopeful
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