Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Constraining; compulsory.
  • Impulsive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Tending to compel; compulsory.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Tending to compel; compulsory.

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Examples

  • It was an im - pulsive act, one he might have reconsidered if he had allowed him - self time to think about it.

    Ilse Witch

  • The massive reptilian monsters bore their equally re - pulsive masters upon their backs, their feet leaving deep marks in the sand as they moved.

    The Vanishing Tower

  • The massive reptilian monsters bore their equally re - pulsive masters upon their backs, their feet leaving deep marks in the sand as they moved.

    The Vanishing Tower

  • This first one relates to the pulsive demand that you saw throughout the past several months, can you characterize maybe August versus September versus October in terms of order rates for Electronic Measurement specifically and when you got a good feeling for orders being down 10\% did that really come in the later part of the quarter then I'll have a couple follow ups.

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  • When the particles of matter are removed to sensible distances, the re - pulsive is exchanged for an attractive force, which decreases in inverse ratio with the squares of the distances, and extends beyond the spheres of the most remote comets. "

    A History of Science: in Five Volumes. Volume III: Modern development of the physical sciences

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