amusive


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a·mu·sive

 (ə-myo͞o′zĭv, -sĭv)
adj.
Providing or arousing amusement.

amusive

(əˈmjuːzɪv)
adj
1. obsolete deceptive, illusive
2. entertaining, engaging or interesting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.amusive - providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining; "an amusing speaker"; "a diverting story"
interesting - arousing or holding the attention
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Shenstone is clear that they are first and foremost "amusive tasks" designed to give aesthetic pleasure, and in the lines that follow he defends the desire for beautiful things that have no obvious "needful use" (5:8).
Hilliard and others point out that ADP were practicing all the elements of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity before the Eurasian and found amusive, albeit irritating, the Eurasian imposing a Eurasianized version of a religion on them that they already had.