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Word: indicative

Definition: suggestive; implying; serving to indicate


Sentences Containing 'indicative'

Dantes was occupied in arranging this piece of wood when he heard Faria, who had remained in Edmond's cell for the purpose of cutting a peg to secure their rope ladder, call to him in a tone indicative of great suffering.
``Let your excellencies only leave the matter to me,''returned Signor Pastrini in a tone indicative of unbounded self confidence.
The palpitating greyness grew darker; then--though I was still travelling with prodigious velocity--the blinking succession of day and night, which was usually indicative of a slower pace, returned, and grew more and more marked.

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