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synonyms for sustentative

  • comestible
  • dietary
  • digestible
  • nourishing
  • nutrient
  • nutritional
  • nutritious
  • nutritive
  • peptic
  • salutary
  • sustaining
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How to use sustentative in a sentence

These causes may be conveniently divided as in the above diagram, into sustentative and non-sustentative.
APPLIED EUGENICSPAUL POPENOE AND ROSWELL HILL JOHNSON
They are the victims of lethal natural selection, nearly always of the non-sustentative type.
APPLIED EUGENICSPAUL POPENOE AND ROSWELL HILL JOHNSON
But it must not be supposed that lethal, non-sustentative selection works only through forms of infant mortality.
APPLIED EUGENICSPAUL POPENOE AND ROSWELL HILL JOHNSON
For this reason alone the non-sustentative form of selection might be expected to be the predominant kind.
APPLIED EUGENICSPAUL POPENOE AND ROSWELL HILL JOHNSON
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WORDS RELATED TO SUSTENTATIVE

  • comestible
  • dietary
  • digestible
  • nourishing
  • nutrient
  • nutritional
  • nutritious
  • nutritive
  • peptic
  • salutary
  • sustaining
  • sustentative
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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