1. possessive case the case expressing ownership
  2. possessiveness excessive desire to possess or dominate
  3. obsessiveness extreme compulsiveness
  4. possessively in a possessive manner
  5. possessive serving to express or indicate the act of having
  6. persuasiveness the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty
  7. recessive gene gene that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its allele is identical
  8. passiveness the trait of remaining inactive; a lack of initiative
  9. pensiveness deep serious thoughtfulness
  10. postfix an affix that is added at the end of the word
  11. oppressiveness a feeling of being oppressed
  12. progressive tax any tax in which the rate increases as the amount subject to taxation increases
  13. passive voice the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb
  14. objective case the case of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb
  15. briefcase a case with a handle; for carrying papers or files or books
  16. accusative case the case of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb
  17. permissiveness a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
  18. successiveness a following of one thing after another in time
  19. passive source an informant who is not assigned to obtain specific intelligence but who routinely passes on whatever information he or she has
  20. ablative case the case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb

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