Creative
Creative Cre*a"tive (-t?v), a. Having the power to create; exerting the act of creation. ``Creative talent.'' --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]

The creative force exists in the germ. --Whewell. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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