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Exemplary vs. Exemplative

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Exemplaryadjective

Deserving honour, respect and admiration.

Exemplativeadjective

Serving as or providing a typical example.

Exemplaryadjective

Of such high quality that it should serve as an example to be imitated; ideal, perfect.

‘Her behaviour was always exemplary.’;

Exemplativeadjective

Exemplary.

Exemplaryadjective

Serving as a warning; monitory.

‘exemplary justice, exemplary punishment, exemplary damages’;

Exemplaryadjective

Providing an example or illustration.

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Exemplarynoun

(obsolete) An example, or typical instance.

Exemplarynoun

(obsolete) A copy of a book or a piece of writing.

Exemplaryadjective

Serving as a pattern; deserving to be proposed for imitation; commendable; as, an exemplary person; exemplary conduct.

‘[Bishops'] lives and doctrines ought to be exemplary.’;

Exemplaryadjective

Serving as a warning; monitory; as, exemplary justice, punishment, or damages.

Exemplaryadjective

Illustrating as the proof of a thing.

Exemplarynoun

An exemplar; also, a copy of a book or writing.

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Exemplaryadjective

worthy of imitation;

‘exemplary behavior’; ‘model citizens’;

Exemplaryadjective

being or serving as an illustration of a type;

‘the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy’; ‘an action exemplary of his conduct’;

Exemplaryadjective

serving to warn;

‘shook a monitory finger at him’; ‘an exemplary jail sentence’;

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