Origin of preceptive
OTHER WORDS FROM preceptivepre·cep·tive·ly, adverbun·pre·cep·tive, adjectiveun·pre·cep·tive·ly, adverb
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How to use preceptive in a sentence
And perhaps this feast had been long observed, and by different tribes of people, before it became preceptive with the Jews.Eugene Aram, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
It may be necessary to notice the only preceptive passage in the New Testament which apparently bears a different aspect.Christian Devotedness|Anthony Norris Groves
The value which we attach to the volume depends, however, rather on its preceptive than its antiquarian character.On the Old Road Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Ruskin
We might infer this from the extent of the reading, which was sufficient for all the preceptive parts of the Pentateuch.
Hence the present epistle differs strikingly in its preceptive part from the other two.