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Origin of gerundive
OTHER WORDS FROM gerundiveger·un·di·val [jer-uhn-dahy-vuhl], /ˌdʒɛr ənˈdaɪ vəl/, adjectivege·run·dive·ly, adverbnon·ge·run·dive, adjectivenon·ge·run·dive·ly, adverb
Words nearby gerundive
How to use gerundive in a sentence
Well, if you have, how are you going to spot the gerund and the gerundive?
Lovely, with a show of insouciance, bagged three gerunds and one gerundive.
This construction is especially frequent with phrases consisting of a gerundive and a noun.
The gerundive with esse denotes either physical necessity (must), or moral obligation (ought).
"Gerundive, sir," said P. Lentz promptly, observing Stover's ears in a state of revolution.