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exhaust +‎ -ive

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exhaustive (comparative more exhaustive, superlative most exhaustive)

  1. Including every possible element.
    We made an exhaustive list.
  2. Fully comprehensive.
  3. Causing exhaustion; very tiring.
    • 2013, Gloria Linkey, Native American Women: Three Who Changed History
      Chopping and hauling wood was exhaustive work. Scraping the flesh off the heavy hides and hanging them to dry also taxed her physical strength.

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exhaustive

  1. feminine singular of exhaustif