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as·sim·i·la·tive

 (ə-sĭm′ə-lā′tĭv) also as·sim·i·la·to·ry (-lə-tôr′ē)
adj.
Marked by or causing assimilation.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.assimilative - capable of mentally absorbing ; "assimilative processes", "assimilative capacity of the human mind"
receptive, open - ready or willing to receive favorably; "receptive to the proposals"
2.assimilative - capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution; "an assimilative substance
absorbent, absorptive - having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.); "as absorbent as a sponge"
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assimilative

adjective
Having a capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up:
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According to DeWeese, Islamization occurred when elements of the Islamic religious tradition, often personified by figures like Baba Tukles, intruded into and successfully (DeWeese would say "either oppositionally or assimilatively") displaced central components of the Inner Asian ritual complex, such as the First Man.