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How to use -atory in a sentence
Advis′atory (rare); Advised′, cautious: deliberate, as in well-advised and ill-advised.
Feud′ary, Feud′atory, holding lands or power by a feudal tenure—also ns.
Hab′ilable (Carlyle), capable of being clothed; Habil′atory, having reference to dressing.
Hortative, hort′a-tiv, adj. inciting: encouraging: giving advice—also Hort′atory.
Cement′atory, Cementi′tious, having the quality of cementing or uniting firmly.
British Dictionary definitions for -atory
of, relating to, characterized by, or serving to: circulatory; exploratory; migratory; explanatory
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