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(Latin: a suffix; tending to)

acceleratory (adjective)
Tending to increase velocity or speed.
accumulative (adjective), more accumulative, most accumulative
Pertaining to the collection or the gathering of things.
1. To form or collect into a rounded mass.
2. A confused or jumbled mass; a heap.
3. A volcanic rock consisting of rounded and angular fragments fused together.
agglutinative (adjective), more agglutinative, most agglutinative
1. Regarding something sticky or adhesive: The agglutinative substance was very difficult to remove from the glass jar.
2. In linguistics, concerning words that have been derived from meaningful parts of speech: In an agglutinative language, the systematic combination of root elements and modifying elements can produce a single understanable and valid word.
agitative (adjective), more agitative, most agitative
A reference to something causing or tending to cause anger or resentment; provocative: The agitative words in the announcement regarding the delay brought about a lot of aggressive behavior among the people, and they became bitter and hostile as time went on.
alterative (s) (noun), alteratives (pl)
A medicine or treatment which gradually induces a change and restores healthy functions.
1. Having a tendency to make something better or to become better; to improve.
2. A reference to making something, which is bad or unsatisfactory, better.
cogitative (adjective), more cogitative, most cogitative
Referring to an inclination to or capability of serious thought: When Jack entered the room, both of his parents had cogitative expressions on their faces and asked him to sit down.
1. The ability to create things: "Humans are considered a creative species."
2. Using or showing use of the imagination to create new ideas or things: "She had a creative approach to the problem of not having enough room for all of her clothes."
3. Making imaginative use of the limited resources available: "My wife is a creative cook who utilizes what is available."
4. Employing deceptive methods to distort financial records; such as, creative accounting, or creative bookkeeping.
5. Being a creator of new ideas and concepts for sales campaigns.
6. Characterized by originality and expressiveness; imaginative: "He was talented and often produced very creative writing."
curative (s) (noun), curatives (PL)
A medicine or therapy that restores one's health from a disease or relieves pain.
Serving, or tending, to declare or to state.
derogative (adjective), more derogative, most derogative
Tending to be detractive or disparaging: The way some politicians are making so many derogative remarks about their fellow political party candidates causes some people to think negatively about all of those who are running for that party's office.
1. That which evacuates or the condition of being evacuated; discharge or expulsion, as of contents.
2. That which discharges, as of waste matter through the excretory passages; especially, from the bowels.
3. The removal of people or things from an endangered area.
1. Tending to exaggerate,
2. Involving or characterized by exaggeration.
1. Having a lively imagination, especially a creative imagination.
2. Created by, indicative of, or characterized by imagination or creativity.
3. Tending to indulge in the fanciful or in make-believe.
4. Good at thinking of new ideas or at visualizing things that have never been seen or experienced directly.
5. New and original, or not likely to have been easily thought up by someone else; such as, an imaginative solution to a long-standing problem.
6. Relating to the ability to form images and ideas in the mind, or to think of new things.
7. Apparently untrue, implausible, or unlikely; having no truth; being false.