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accelerative

[ak-sel-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv] /ækˈsɛl əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv/
adjective
1.
tending to accelerate; increasing the velocity of.
Also, acceleratory
[ak-sel-er-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ækˈsɛl ər əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; accelerate + -ive
Related forms
nonaccelerative, adjective
nonacceleratory, adjective
unaccelerative, adjective
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  • Lack of challenge is the primary indicator for consideration of accelerative options.

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