ascensive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See ascend.

Adjective[edit]

ascensive ‎(comparative more ascensive, superlative most ascensive)

  1. Rising; tending to rise, or causing to rise.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Owen to this entry?)
  2. (grammar) Augmentative; intensive.
    • Charles John Ellicott
      [] it seems, however, highly probable that this is due rather to non-observance of the true ascensive force of the particle than to any real absence in the original MSS.

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ascensive f

  1. feminine plural of ascensivo