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demonstrative

(Expressive of emotion), adjective communicative, effusive, emotional, emotive, excitable, expressive, fanatical, fervent, feverish, fierce, fiery, free in expression, furious, histrionic, maudlin, overflowing, passionate, prone to display of feeling, prone to emotional display, talkative, temperamental, unrestrained, vehement, violent, without reserve

demonstrative

(Illustrative), adjective affording proof, allegorical, analytical, annotative, characteristic, confirmative, confirmatory, confirming, connotative, corroborating, declarative, delineatory, depictive, elucidative, enlightening, exegetic, exegetical, explicative, explicatory, explicit, expository, expressive, graphic, illuminating, illuminative, informative, informing, interpretive, representative, revealing, substantiative, suggesting, suggestive, supportive, telling, typical, verificative, verifying
Associated concepts: demonstrative bequest, demonstrative evidence, demonstrative gift, demonstrative legacy, demonstrative words
See also: apparent, clear, declaratory, probative, suggestive, vehement

LEGACY, DEMONSTRATIVE. A demonstrative legacy is a bequest of a certain sum of money; intended for the legatee at all events, with a fund particularly referred to for its payment; so that if the estate be not the testator's property at his death, the legacy will not fail: but be payable out of general assets. 1 Rop. Leg. 153; Lownd. Leg 85; Swinb. 485; Ward on Leg. 370.

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We regret that the absence of systematic descriptions, made exactly under the same parameters for Latin and the many Romance languages in its different historical phases complicate significantly the task of even recognizing the effective patterns of organization of the demonstrative systems.
Significantly, trial court judges are afforded broad discretion as to whether demonstrative exhibits should be presented to a jury and admitted into evidence.
He said yesterday: "I did all right with nine winners in Britain last season, but rides are hard to come by, and getting that spare ride on Demonstrative was like getting a spare ride on Kauto Star in the Gold Cup - and that just wouldn't happen in Britain.
since this April to set up a demonstrative plant with planned annual output of 100,000 gallons of ethanol.
Tomatoes in the green house at the demonstrative farm in Jonglei State, South Sudan, 8 September 2012 (ST)
All demonstrative aids are potentially subject to strict requirements as to their admissibility and use, particularly in jury trials.
The interesting point is that, even when functioning as copula complement, same must still be accompanied by the (a demonstrative would not be appropriate in this context).
2 : showing feeling freely <a demonstrative person>
It features: video footage of the interior of a Federal Circuit Court; advice on how to prepare, build and present a case using available technology and e-discovery practices; recent changes in e-discovery law; preparing pleadings and other motions; and, preparing and presenting effective actual and demonstrative evidence.
While the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Program Analysis and Evaluation test scenarios for assessing nuclear test readiness included a "demonstrative test," the Nuclear Test Organization (2) is focused on nuclear weapons test issues and ignores readiness to conduct a quick demonstrative detonation.
He was not an what you would call an overly demonstrative man but his love went very deep.