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In the wooded land, especially, it was hopeless to look for any indicatory mark beneath the undergrowth of forty years.

Must your voice escape control exactly at the indicatory words?

In the absence of any persons having knowledge of the matter, and of any indicatory signs, the monarch shall mark the boundary.

To his astonishment, Waldemar noted that his friend's indicatory finger shook a little.

An indicatory instrument, showing by the virtue of a stone the degrees of declination from the horizon of each several latitude.

But how could the various kinds of fluid, for instance, be represented in these indicatory pictures?

Thus from actual imitative pictures we arrive at indicatory pictures.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, back-formation from indication, or else from Latin indicatus, past participle of indicare "to point out, show, indicate, declare" (see indication). Related: Indicated; indicating.

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