from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating or pertaining to food or to the desire to eat and drink.
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Sam's alimentive faculty being in a state of great activity, he ate heartily, finishing up with two pieces of
He was an average sample of the good-natured, warm-blooded, proud-spirited, amative, alimentive, convivial, young and early-middle-aged man of the decent-born middle classes everywhere and any how.