Augmentative Aug*ment"a*tive, a. [Cf. F. augmentatif.] Having the quality or power of augmenting; expressing augmentation. -- {Aug*ment"a*tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • augmentative — augmentatively, adv. /awg men teuh tiv/, adj. 1. serving to augment. 2. Gram. pertaining to or productive of a form denoting increased size or intensity. In Spanish the augmentative suffix ón is added to a word (as silla chair ) to indicate… …   Universalium

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