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exclamatory

ex·clam·a·to·ry

exclamatory

pronunciation:
ek sklae mih to ri
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or expressing exclamation or exclamations.
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The word exclamatory contains the following part:
-ory, -atory2 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means serving to, pertaining to
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The suffix -ory , -atory2 attaches to Latin verb roots to form adjectives. Adjectives ending in "-atory " tend to have corresponding verbs ending in "-ate" (congratulatory: congratulate).