Origin of predicatoryEcclesiastical Late Latin praedicatorius, praising, laudatory ; from praedicare: see preach
Origin of predicatoryLate Latin praedicat&omacron;rius, praising, from Latin praedicator, one who makes known, from praedicare, to proclaim; see preach.
(comparative more predicatory, superlative most predicatory)
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Compare Latin praedicatorius praising.