amalgamative


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a·mal·ga·mate

 (ə-măl′gə-māt′)
v. a·mal·ga·mat·ed, a·mal·ga·mat·ing, a·mal·ga·mates
v.tr.
1. To combine into a unified or integrated whole; unite. See Synonyms at mix.
2. To mix or alloy (a metal) with mercury.
v.intr.
1. To become combined; unite.
2. To unite or blend with another metal. Used of mercury.

a·mal′ga·ma′tive adj.
a·mal′ga·ma′tor n.
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amalgamative

(əˈmælɡəmətɪv)
adj
of or relating to amalgamation
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Adj.1.amalgamative - characterized by or tending toward amalgamation
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