Defensory
Defensory De*fen"so*ry, a. [L. defensorius.] Tending to defend; defensive; as, defensory preparations. [1913 Webster]

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  • defensory — de·fen·so·ry …   English syllables

  • defensory — n(t)s(ə)rē, ri adjective Etymology: Late Latin defensorius, from Latin defensus + orius ory : defensive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Justificatory — Jus*tif i*ca*to*ry (?; 277), a. Vindicatory; defensory; justificative. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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