Expressive

Ex*press"ive

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

-- Ex*press"ive*ly,adv. -- Ex*press"ive*ness,n.
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