Sternutative Ster*nu"ta*tive, a. Having the quality of provoking to sneeze. [1913 Webster]

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  • sternutative — adj. causing sneezing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sternutative — a. See sternutatory …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sternutative — ster·nu·ta·tive …   English syllables

  • sternutative — adjective causing sneezing pepper is a sternutatory substance • Syn: ↑sternutatory • Similar to: ↑causative …   Useful english dictionary

  • sternutatory — 1. adjective /stɜːˈnjuː.təˌtɔːr.i,stɝːˈnuː.təˌtɔːr.i/ That causes or induces sneezing; sternutative. When the gut protrudes and will not remain in its place, scrape the finest and most compact silphium (assafoetida?) into small pieces and apply… …   Wiktionary

  • Wind — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Air in motion. < N PARAG:Wind >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 wind wind draught flatus afflatus efflation eluvium Sgm: N 1 air air Sgm: N 1 breath breath breath of air Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • Sibilation — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Hissing sounds. < N PARAG:Sibilation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 sibilation sibilation Sgm: N 1 zip zip Sgm: N 1 hiss hiss &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 sternutation sternutation Sgm: N 1 high note high no …   English dictionary for students

  • Sternutatory — Ster*nu ta*to*ry, a. Sternutative. n. A sternutatory substance or medicine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sternutatory — /steuhr nooh teuh tawr ee, tohr ee, nyooh /, adj., n., pl. sternutatories. adj. 1. Also, sternutative. causing or tending to cause sneezing. n. 2. a sternutatory substance. [1610 20; < LL sternutatorius, equiv. to sternuta(re) (see STERNUTATION)… …   Universalium

  • sternutatory — a. Sternutative, errhine, that produces sneezing …   New dictionary of synonyms

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