Thesaurus / preparative
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Our joy on earthour religionwhen it is a fruit of the Spirit, is at once a preparative and a prelude to the joys of heaven.
A LAMP TO THE PATHW. K. TWEEDIE
If I were to elongate my phiz by way of preparative for a sigh, she would split her little sides with laughing at me.
He is the first tincture and rudiment of a writer, dipped as yet in the preparative blue, like an almanac well-willer.
Holy living is the best, the only, preparative for holy dying.
THE WORDS OF JESUSJOHN R. MACDUFF
It is as solemn a preparative as the "warning voice which he who saw the Apocalypse heard cry."
When a "Preparative" flag was hoisted with a signal it denoted that the order was not to be immediately obeyed.
BRITISH FLAGSW. G. PERRIN
And their love to you is as great a preparative to your success.
Worming is generally resorted to as a preparative for serving.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
Every thing that met the eye in Paris was a preparative for war.
A holy, well-governed family is the preparative to a holy and well-governed church.

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