Consummative
Consummative Con*sum"ma*tive, a. Serving to consummate; completing. ``The final, the consummative procedure of philosophy.'' --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

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  • consummative — See consummately. * * * …   Universalium

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  • consummate — consummately, adv. consummative, consummatory /keuhn sum euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. consummator, n. v. /kon seuh mayt /; adj. /keuhn sum it, kon seuh mit/, v., consummated, consummating, adj. v.t. 1. to bring to a state of perfection; fulfill …   Universalium

  • Superstition — • From supersisto, to stand in terror of the deity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Superstition     Superstition     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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