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augmentative

aug·ment·a·tive

augmentative

 
pronunciation:
awg men t tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: tending or serving to augment.
definition 2: in grammar, of or pertaining to a word, word element, or phrase that signifies an increase in size, intensity, or the like, such as "super-" in "superheated".
 
part of speech: noun
definition: in grammar, a word, word element, or phrase with an augmentative function, or a construction that contains such an augmentative item; intensifier.
derivation: augmentatively (adv.)