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synonyms for recommendatory

  • agreeable
  • benign
  • encouraging
  • positive
  • supportive
  • sympathetic
  • acclamatory
  • affirmative
  • amicable
  • approbative
  • approbatory
  • assenting
  • benevolent
  • benignant
  • commending
  • complimentary
  • enthusiastic
  • in favor of
  • inclined
  • kind
  • kindly
  • laudatory
  • okay
  • praiseful
  • predisposed
  • reassuring
  • understanding
  • welcoming
  • well-disposed
  • well-intentioned

antonyms for recommendatory

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  • disadvantageous
  • disagreeable
  • hateful
  • bad
  • derogatory
  • detrimental
  • harmful
  • hindering
  • hurtful
  • hurting
  • injurious
  • unfavorable
  • unfriendly
  • unhelpful
  • unpromising
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How to use recommendatory in a sentence

The giving of recommendatory letters is a subject of considerable practical interest.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
The votes of the members were only recommendatory, not conclusive, the final sentence being reserved by the duke to himself.
THE REVOLT OF THE NETHERLANDS, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
Under that name, he has prefixed two recommendatory poems to the first and second parts of the Faerie queene.
A HISTORY OF ENGLISH POETRY: AN UNPUBLISHED CONTINUATIONTHOMAS WARTON
On arrival of the first fleet of ships from England, several convicts brought out recommendatory letters from different friends.
A COMPLETE ACCOUNT OF THE SETTLEMENT AT PORT JACKSONWATKIN TENCH
He was to consider his instructions as recommendatory, not as peremptory.
WASHINGTON AND THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC, VOL. 3.BENSON J. LOSSING
It was simply a recommendatory letter sent with Onesimus, returning voluntarily to Colosse and his master.
IS SLAVERY SANCTIONED BY THE BIBLE?ISAAC ALLEN
Congress had powers which were only recommendatory, and its recommendations were ignored by the local legislatures.
JOHN MARSHALL AND THE CONSTITUTIONEDWARD S. CORWIN
For this reason, recommendatory or precatory words used in a bequest are frequently treated as an express direction.
HISTORY OF WOMAN SUFFRAGE, VOLUME III (OF III)VARIOUS
He parted from the inhabitants with their regrets, and came to the metropolis with thirty recommendatory letters.
CALAMITIES AND QUARRELS OF AUTHORSISAAC DISRAELI
It is true Nance Gwyn possessed some recommendatory qualifications, yet her frequent readiness to tears kept her without the pale.
THE GOLDEN ROADFRANK WALLER ALLEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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