iterative

[ it-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF iterative
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He knows his own mind, and hammers his doctrines out with a hard and iterative stroke that hits its mark.

Studied verses undoubtedly—musical, and mournful, and iterative.

The style is that of the pulpit, iterative, florid, and full of amplifications; but that was natural.

WORD ORIGIN

"involving repetition," late 15c., from French iteratif (c.1400), from Late Latin iterativus, from iterat-, past participle stem of iterare (see iteration). As a noun, from 1854. Related: Iteratively.

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