discussive
discussive dis*cuss"ive, a. [Cf. F. discussif.] 1. (Med.) Able or tending to discuss or disperse tumors or coagulated matter; discutient. [1913 Webster]

2. Doubt-dispelling; decisive. [R.] [1913 Webster]

A kind of peremptory and discussive voice. --Hopkins. [1913 Webster]


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