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adjective as in conclusive

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Example Sentences

Grown-up giraffes just aren’t huggy, cuddling, demonstrative animals.

There is something about a clown that stays with people: the bright colors, their tendency to be demonstrative.

A decade ago, Junger says, he would not have departed from a strict journalistic style to be demonstrative about himself.

Walking with arms encircling waists, or such demonstrative tokens of love, are marks of low breeding.

But perhaps you are a chemist, and proud, as most chemists are, of the accuracy attainable in that most demonstrative science.

A cold reserve on Frederick's part had succeeded the demonstrative affection that had formerly existed between mother and son.

Asused here in its demonstrative meaning, to introduce a parenthetical clause.

She was preternaturally animated and demonstrative at the station—your sex's little guileful way ever since the world began.


On this page you'll find 85 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to demonstrative, such as: candid, effusive, outspoken, frank, indicative, and open.

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