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ostensive

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Adjective
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os=ten=sive

CIDE DICTIONARY

ostensivea. 
     Showing; exhibiting.  [1913 Webster]
Ostensive demonstration (Math.), a direct or positive demonstration, as opposed to the apagogical or indirect method.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ostensive, adj.
1 directly demonstrative.
2 (of a definition) indicating by direct demonstration that which is signified by a term.

Derivative
ostensively adv. ostensiveness n.
Etymology
LL ostensivus (as OSTENSIBLE)

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