crescive

adjective
cres·​cive | \ ˈkre-siv How to pronounce crescive (audio) \

Definition of crescive

: marked by gradual spontaneous development

Other Words from crescive

crescively adverb

First Known Use of crescive

1566, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crescive

Latin crescere to grow

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“Crescive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crescive. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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