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accelerative

[ ak-sel-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv ]
/ 忙k藞s蓻l 蓹藢re瑟 t瑟v, -蓹r 蓹 t瑟v /
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adjective
tending to accelerate; increasing the velocity of.
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Also ac路cel路er路a路to路ry [ak-sel-er-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]. /忙k藞s蓻l 蓹r 蓹藢t蓴r i, -藢to蕣r i/.

Origin of accelerative

First recorded in 1745鈥55; accelerate + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM accelerative

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