demonstrative


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Synonyms for demonstrative

Synonyms for demonstrative

a pronoun that points out an intended referent

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given to or marked by the open expression of emotion

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serving to demonstrate

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He was not an what you would call an overly demonstrative man but his love went very deep.
DOD should insist that the National Nuclear Security Administration promote demonstrative UGT readiness as an equally vital mission and start managing the test readiness process with a view to promoting both 24-month data test readiness and X-day demonstrative detonation readiness.
45) When the demonstrative is used as subject together with a definite predicate, a personal pronoun is inserted between demonstrative and nominal predicate in order to distinguish this construction from the attributive use, as in ha[delta]a rrajulu 'this man' vs.
Different speakers use demonstrative pronouns in the Vastseliina dialect in varying degrees.
In line with the Aristotelian Islamic philosophers, al-Sijzi seems in fact to admit that mathematical knowledge, like any other knowledge, may be characterised by the twosome "conception/judgment" (tasawwur/tasdiq); whereas in mathematics this twosome is confined to that of "conception/demonstration", in that here judgment is considered but a demonstrative syllogism.
The contrastive function has to a large extent been neglected in the theoretical literature on demonstrative functions, although preliminary investigations suggest that there are significant differences in demonstrative use in contrastive versus noncontrastive contexts.
At the same time, Cooks includes a scene clearly demonstrative of Stout's support for the embryonic Civil Rights movement.
Caro's passionate concerns--"human catastrophe, unbelievable and indefensible suffering, a tragedy written in blood," as Moorhouse notes--are all the more compelling today, in the wake of the Iraq invasion and Abu Ghraib, yet the combination of hazy generalization and demonstrative overbearing leaves one queasy.
According to the Essex County prosecutor, "people who tend to be demonstrative about their religions tend to favor defendants.
The court held that a prison regulation that prohibited group prayer and "individual demonstrative prayer" in open areas was rationally related to the legitimate penological goal of maintaining prison security, and therefore did not violate the prisoner's First Amendment free exercise right.
Their team includes CPAs, business valuators, financial and visualization experts, as well as specialists within the areas of law, investigative methods, demonstrative evidence and data analysis.
The strengths of this book are also its weaknesses: its attempt to show a cycle of an emerging problem, a culmination, and a retreat create a story that is terse, dramatic, and demonstrative of fallacies about sexuality.
Given the vast amount of materials used, Noll's writing is demonstrative of his exceptional ability to synthesize information and present it in a clear, accessible manner.