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laudatif
  laxité
  leçon
  lecte
  lecteur
  lecture
  lecture muette
  lecture rapide
  légitimité linguistique
  leitmotiv
  lemmatisation
  lemme
  lénition
  lettre
  lèvre

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English

meliorative

Fr    laudatif, mélioratif

adj

Synonym(s): ameliorative

Antonym(s): pejorative

Related term(s): axiological

Source(s): Hartmann & Stork 1972: 139 (meliorative suffix); Matthews 1997: 16; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 134 (meliorative suffix)


English word list

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  mediation
  mediopalatal
  medio(-)passive
  medium
  meiosis
  mel
  melioration
meliorative
  mellow
  mellow consonant
  melodic
  melody
  member
  membership (in)
  memorization

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