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resumptive

[ri-zuhmp-tiv] /rɪˈzʌmp tɪv/
adjective
1.
that summarizes:
a resumptive statement.
2.
that tends to resume or repeat:
a speech so resumptive that its point was lost.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; resumpt(ion) + -ive
Related forms
resumptively, adverb
unresumptive, adjective
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