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synonyms for promotive

  • helpful
  • useful
  • accessory
  • calculated to produce
  • contributive
  • contributory
  • leading
  • productive of
  • tending

antonyms for promotive

MOST RELEVANT
  • useless
  • worthless
  • adverse
  • discouraging
  • hindering
  • unconducive
  • unfavorable
  • unhelpful
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How to use promotive in a sentence

Nilo, however, was quickest; the point of his javelin was magically promotive of Sergius' renewed efforts to terminate the affair.
THE PRINCE OF INDIA, VOLUME ILEW. WALLACE
The cultivation of flowers is eminently promotive of health, refinement of manners, and good taste.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
Now, my countrymen, if this plan of revenue reform is to be promotive of our manufacturing interests, why go slowly?
SPEECHES OF BENJAMIN HARRISONBENJAMIN HARRISON
We have always advocated that policy in legislation which was promotive of the interests and honor of our country.
SPEECHES OF BENJAMIN HARRISONBENJAMIN HARRISON
This policy is not however fully carried out with merely constructive and promotive action.
CATASTROPHE AND SOCIAL CHANGESAMUEL HENRY PRINCE
The vicinity of melting snow, or a melting iceberg, is unpleasant and promotive of catarrh and pulmonary diseases.
BUCHANAN'S JOURNAL OF MAN, SEPTEMBER 1887VARIOUS
The atmosphere is eminently promotive of vigorous health and lively spirits.
THE AUTHORITATIVE LIFE OF GENERAL WILLIAM BOOTHGEORGE SCOTT RAILTON
Its influence is promotive of national selfishness, and makes against a brotherhood of nations.
RELIGION AND THE WARVARIOUS
I cannot conceive of Niagara Falls as a scene promotive of humor, or suggestive of wit.
OLD TRAILS ON THE NIAGARA FRONTIERFRANK H. SEVERANCE
It is promotive of knowledge and progress in every community where it circulates.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, VOLUME XLIII., NO. 25, DECEMBER 18, 1880VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PROMOTIVE

  • accessory
  • calculated to produce
  • contributive
  • contributory
  • helpful
  • leading
  • productive of
  • promotive
  • tending
  • useful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.