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 for significative
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Significative \Sig*nif"i*ca*tive\, a. [L. significativus: cf. F.
     1. Betokening or representing by an external sign.
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              The holy symbols or signs are not barely
              significative.                        --Brerewood.
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     2. Having signification or meaning; expressive of a meaning
        or purpose; significant.
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              Neither in the degrees of kindred they were
              destitute of significative words.     --Camden.
        [1913 Webster] -- Sig*nif"i*ca*tive*ly, adv. --
        Sig*nif"i*ca*tive*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: (usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing
             clearly; "actions indicative of fear" [syn: indicative,
             indicatory, revelatory, significative,

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