Compulsative Com*pul"sa*tive, a. [From L. compulsare, v. intens. of compellere. See {Compel}.] Compulsatory. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • compulsative — com·pul·sa·tive …   English syllables

  • compulsative — kəmˈpəlsəd.iv adjective Etymology: obsolete compulse to compel (from Middle English compulsen, from Latin compulsus, past participle of compellere) + ative obsolete : compulsory …   Useful english dictionary

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