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CONJUNCTIVE, contracts, wills, instruments. A term in grammar used to designate particles which connect one word to another, or one proposition to another proposition.
     2. There are many cases in law, where the conjunctive and is used for the disjunctive or, and vice versa.
     3. An obligation is conjunctive when it contains several things united by a conjunction to indicate that they are all equally the object of the matter or contract for example, if I promise for a lawful consideration, to deliver to you my copy of the Life of Washington, my Encyclopaedia, and my copy of the History of the United States, I am then bound to deliver all of them and cannot be discharged by delivering one only. There are, according to Toullier, tom. vi. n. 686, as many separate obligations Is there are things to be delivered, and the obligor may discharge himself pro tanto by delivering either of them, or in case of refusal the tender will be valid. It is presumed, however, that only one action could be maintained for the whole. But if the articles in the agreement had not been enumerated; I could not, according to Toullier, deliver one in discharge of my contract, without the consent of the creditor; as if, instead of enumerating the, books above mentioned, I had bound myself to deliver all my books, the very books in question. Vide Disjunctive, Item, and the case, there cited; and also, Bac. Ab. Conditions, P; 1 Bos. & Pull. 242; 4 Bing. N. C. 463 S. C. 33 E. C. L. R. 413; 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 687-8.

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Subject 55 emitted a low response rate and variable PRPs across the modified and normal recycling conjunctive schedules (the first 1-s delay occurred on the first trial).
For three subjects (56, 59, and 60) response rates were low and PRPs were variable across most trials on the normal recycling conjunctive schedule (the first 1-s delay occurred on the second trial for each subject).
The main purpose of Experiment 2 was to examine the possibility that response-reinforcer contiguity may help determine a high-rate performance when subjects are exposed to the modified recycling conjunctive schedule first.
With the introduction of the conjunctive schedule, however, these subjects shifted to low rates following the first occurrence of a 1-s delay between a response and point delivery.
It is interesting then that the current findings, and especially those obtained on the modified recycling conjunctive, suggest that this high-rate performance is not insensitive to the FI schedule per se.
In the present study the ratio- based instructions appeared to override the FI and modified recycling conjunctive schedules for most subjects.