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Definition of "ascensive" [as•cen•sive]

  • Rising; tending to rise, or causing to rise. (adjective)
  • Augmentative; intensive. (adjective)

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Use "ascensive" in a sentence
  • "Love is “desire to enjoy beauty”; and nourished by the spiritual senses of sight and hearing alone, it is temperate, ascensive, morally beneficient."
  • "Grace in the heart is an ascensive power, ever lifting its desires upward and upward, and so above the temptations of time and earth."
  • "The vapors were of a violet-gray color and seemingly very dense, for, although endowed with an almost inconceivably powerful ascensive force, they retained to the zenith their rounded summits."