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I will be explicit; I will use the indicative mood, present tense.

It was quick, indicative of nervous excitement, but certainly not weak.

To be considered, how far the voice of a bird may be indicative of its temperament.

Or was it indicative of a shortening of our religious privileges?

This outburst was indicative of something more than a fugitive mood.

This is indicative of fattening, perhaps, beyond all other qualifications.

Jerry's response was not indicative of flattery to the Sans Soucians.

If it were in the least indicative of character, her father must have been a good man and true.

The presence of pleasure is indicative of health, its absence of disease.

The organization of the Bank is indicative of the organization of modern business.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Old French indicatif (14c.), from Late Latin indicativus, from indicat-, past participle stem of Latin indicare (see indication).

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