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instructive
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
informative (providing desired information)
  • One whole wall was devoted to instructive commands regarding vowels; over the doorway of the bathroom was the single exclamation: Gently!
    p. 358.5
  • Mrs. Walker would read us an instructive passage from the Bible.
    p. 5.3
  • Owen thought it was cruel that Bette Davis had to find out she was dying all by herself; but Dark Victory is one of those movies that presumes to be instructive on the subject of how to die.
    p. 278.3

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