Expressive

Definition of Expressive

Ex`press´ive
a.1.Serving to express, utter, or represent; indicative; communicative; - followed by of; as, words expressive of his gratitude.
Each verse so swells expressive of her woes.
- Tickell.
2.Full of expression; vividly representing the meaning or feeling meant to be conveyed; significant; emphatic; as, expressive looks or words.
You have restrained yourself within the list of too cold an adieu; be more expressive to them.
- Shak.
Through her expressive eyes her soul distinctly spoke.
- Littelton.

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