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substitutive

adjective

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taking the place of one that came before
  • his recent religious fanaticism is only the latest substitutive addiction of a person with an addictive personality

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The first known use of substitutive was in 1656

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“Substitutive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/substitutive. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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