Definition of Elatives

1. Noun. (plural of elative) ¹

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Definition of Elatives

1. elative [n] - See also: elative

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elatives

elaterins
elaterite
elaterites
elaterium
elateriums
elaterometer
elaterometers
elaters
elates
elating
elation
elations
elative
elative case
elative cases
elatives (current term)
elatrometer
elayl
elbaite
elbaites
elbow
elbow-grease
elbow bone
elbow bones
elbow bursitis
elbow chair
elbow chairs
elbow fracture
elbow grease
elbow jerk

Literary usage of Elatives

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1. The Comparison of Adjectives in English in the XV and the XVI Century by Louise Pound (1901)
"The construction is common in Caxton and in the Paston Letters, and in the York Plays almost no periphrastic superlatives occur which are not elatives. ..."

2. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence: As Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy (1882)
"... a use was raised in favor of the immediate grantee by a " bargain and sale" between strangers, and by a " covenant to stand seised" between I'elatives. ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"Taddeo bids farewell to his -elatives, and departs under the care of his two guardian angels. 4. Minerva shows him the city )f Rome in the distance, ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1874)
"... or at least the physical cor- •elatives of them, can be interpreted in terms of the redistribution of natter and motion, and explained by a series of ..."

5. The Bookman (1911)
"Corinna Curtis is a voung woman •Wh,te Roses - S,elatives considerable anxiety because, while surrounded by a growing swarm of admirers, some of whom are ..."

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