Excursive Ex*cur"sive, a. Prone to make excursions; wandering; roving; exploring; as, an excursive fancy. [1913 Webster]

The course of excursive . . . understandings. --I. Taylor. -- {Ex*cur"sive*ly}, adv. -- {Ex*cur"sive*ness},, n. [1913 Webster] ||

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