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Definition of "elevatory" [el•e•va•to•ry]

  • Tending to raise, or having power to elevate. (adjective)

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Use "elevatory" in a sentence
  • "PPL is also the acronym for a scientist I know who is completely unrelated to this elevatory feat of human engineering."
  • "From the intimate and complicated manner in which the elevatory and eruptive forces were shown to be connected during this train of phenomena, we may confidently come to the conclusion that the forces which slowly and by little starts uplift continents, and those which at successive periods pour forth volcanic matter from open orifices, are identical."
  • "All these speculations, however, must be vague; for who will pretend to say that there may not have been several periods of subsidence, intercalated between the movements of elevation? for we know that along the whole coast of Patagonia there have certainly been many and long pauses in the upward action of the elevatory forces."
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