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Expressing or containing comments or judgements: headlines are sometimes commentative rather than factual
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- Speaking of sharp wit, this is Randy at his commentative best.
- She was undoubtedly largely responsible for the early widening of Dewey's philosophic interests from the commentative and classical to the field of contemporary life.
- Even though he openly based his work on everyday advertising and 'commercial art' his use of it was usually commentative.
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