Definitions

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  • adjective inducing or influencing; leading on

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Examples

  • It may be noted that music is considered hyper-emotional and inducive to vulgar conduct; it is never heard in the Rhune Realms.

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  • It may be noted that music is considered hyper-emotional and inducive to vulgar conduct; it is never heard in the Rhune Realms.

    :Acquired Taste

  • I read all the comments from both the previous I. D articles and did notice a shrill, impolite tone in many of them that was perhaps not all that inducive to debate and perhaps restricting it.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • In 1968, the mere idea of a woman being raped by a creature from hell so that a coven of witches could steal her baby and raise it as the anti-Christ would be inducive of shudders.

    Mike Doyle: Rosemary's Maybes: Losing My Connection with Classic Horror Films

  • The civil benefits that are provided by the institution of marriage are given as a incentive for individuals because the state recognize that entering into the state of marriage meant that the individual was relinquishing their constitutional right of 'pursuit of happiness/libery' ergo an inducive was provided in the interest of the STATE to promote marriage.

    Bonior Building Behind-The-Scenes Momentum For Openly Gay Union Activist as Labor Secretary

  • Now if you ask me, teaching these things to kids might be more inducive to debauchery than being HIV-positive.

    Egypt Sentences Men for Being Gay

  • A gets B to pay A $100 per week by proposing to clean B's store each night, then A has made a non-coercive (or inducive) offer to B.

    Exploitation

  • ‘Lord bless me,’ cried Mr. Grewgious, breaking the blank silence which of course ensued: though why these pauses SHOULD come upon us when we have performed any small social rite, not directly inducive of self – examination or mental despondency, who can tell?

    The Mystery of Edwin Drood

  • Unwilling to admit the shortcomings in their training programs or the limits to their experience, these purely inducive trainers quickly label the dog as "un-trainable."

    Guest Post: Dog Whispering

  • Unwilling to admit the shortcomings in their training programs or the limits to their experience, these purely inducive trainers quickly label the dog as "un-trainable."

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