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Blech. These are the grossest words.
/ˈɛk wə tɪv/
belonging to or noting a degree of comparison of adjectives or adverbs that indicates an equality of the quality, quantity, etc., expressed by the adjective or adverb.
noting a use of the verb
that equates one term with another in a sentence.
noting or pertaining to a case indicating likeness or identity.
the equative degree of comparison.
the equative case, or a form in this case.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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