alimentative


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Adj.1.alimentative - related to the supply of alimentalimentative - related to the supply of aliment  
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Word Length Dictionary HEXAMETHYLENAMINE 17 OED AFFINITATIVELY 14 OED ALIMENTATIVELY 14 UWD ANTEMILLENNIAL 14 W2 ANTENATALITIAL 14 OED ANTIANTIENZYME 14 W2 HEMIMELLITENE 13 UWD HEXAMETHYLENE 13 UWD INATTENTIVELY 13 UWD INFINITIVALLY 13 UWD METAH EWETTITE 13 UWD METHYLANILINE 13 UWD METHYLENIMINE 13 UWD NEMATHELMINTH 13 UWD AFFINITATIVE 12 OED ALIMENTATIVE 12 UWD ANATHEMATIZE 12 UWD ANNIHILATIVE 12 UWD EFFEMINATELY 12 UWD ETHYLENIMINE 12 UWD Given that some letters are composed of anywhere from 1 to 4 straight lines, I wondered which words possess the greatest number of straight lines.
The results of properly chosen and well-continued courses of training are so valuable and so numerous that in mentioning them we would seem to be mentioning most of the precious treasures of character--among the rest may be specified courage, quickness of all the perceptions, full use of power, independence, fortitude, good nature, a hopeful and sunny temper, an industrious disposition, temperance in all the alimentative appetites, chastity, an aversion to artificial indulgences, easy manners without affectation, personal magnetism, and a certain silent eloquence of expression, and a general tendency to the wholesome virtues and to that moral uprightness which arises out of and is the counterpart to the physical.