extensile

adjective
ex·​ten·​sile | \ ik-ˈsten(t)-səl How to pronounce extensile (audio) , -ˈsten-ˌsī(-ə)l \

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1744, in the meaning defined above

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“Extensile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extensile. Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

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