Abstersiveness Ab*ster"sive*ness, n. The quality of being abstersive. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

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  • abstersive — abstersiveness, n. /ab sterr siv/, adj. abstergent. [1400 50; late ME ( < MF) < ML abstersivus, equiv. to L absters(us), ptp. of abstergere (see ABSTERGENT) + ivus IVE] * * * …   Universalium

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