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adjective as in declarative

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Finally, the three first resolutions being simply declaratory, were agreed to without division.

The declaratory act was regarded as a menace, and kept alive their feelings of suspicion and irritation.

I consider the Acts I have cited rather as mere declaratory statutes, than as necessary original laws.

I was willing to vote for a declaratory resolution to quiet that apprehension.

We are now asked to give a declaratory provision on that subject—to give it in order to quiet the slave States.


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From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.