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of or pertaining to
; serving to reduce or abridge:
an urgent need for reductive measures.
of or pertaining to change from one form to another:
reductive chemical processes.
employing an analysis of a complex subject into a simplified, less detailed form; of, pertaining to, or employing
something causing or inducing a reductive process.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Critics may complain that viewing all behaviour through a prism of natural selection is
as this may seem, these kinds of messages-whether in the form of logos or slogans or colors or songs-are effective.
She's whiny and plodding, and her relentless pursuit of the truth is strangely
: it makes her seem small.
palette, which many other artists would adopt, was taken as a sign of existential seriousness.
His art can seem
, but the longer you look at it, the more you notice the options it leaves open.
As a consequence, the designs have felt
and static, with a slight but persistent look-at-me factor.
The cause is beyond
statements, even when they exfoliate into such resplendent prose.
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