OTHER WORDS FROM appointivenon·ap·poin·tive, adjective
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Paterson—the father of recent Governor David Paterson—was a high-octane lawyer who held a number of appointive positions.
With one necessary exception all offices are appointive and the tenure of all except that is the same.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
Incumbents holding appointive offices were in a state of dread.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
He declared with great feeling that he would never accept another appointive civil office.The Life of Isaac Ingalls Stevens, Volume II (of 2)|Hazard Stevens