Subsultive Sub*sul"tive, a. Subsultory. [R.] --Berkley. [1913 Webster]

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  • subsultive — sub·sul·tive …   English syllables

  • subsultive — səbˈsəltiv adjective Etymology: Latin subsultus (past participle of subsilire to leap up) + English ive : subsultory …   Useful english dictionary

  • sub|sul|to|ry — «suhb SUHL tuhr ee», adjective. = subsultive. (Cf. ↑subsultive) …   Useful english dictionary

  • subsultorily — subsultˈorily adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑subsultive …   Useful english dictionary

  • subsultus — subsultˈus noun (medicine) An abnormal convulsive or twitching movement, usu of the muscles • • • Main Entry: ↑subsultive …   Useful english dictionary

  • sub|sul|tive — «suhb SUHL tihv», adjective. characterized by sudden leaps or starts; jerky; convulsive: »subsultive earthquake shocks. ╂[< Latin subsultus, past participle of subsilīre leap up (< sub under + salīre leap) + English ive] …   Useful english dictionary

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