expletory

adjective
ex·​ple·​to·​ry | \ ˈek-splə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce expletory (audio) \

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First Known Use of expletory

1672, in the meaning defined above

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“Expletory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expletory. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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