Definition of 'anticipatory'
Example sentences containing 'anticipatory'
Curiously, there was an anticipatory quality to her voice -- as though she had thrown a conversational bone.THE CALLIGRAPHER (2003)
Tina let something show, something which brought to the back of Deirdre's neck an anticipatory prickling.DEATH OF A NYMPH (2003) RESCUING ROSE (2003)
I'm tempted to write him a fan letter care of the magazine," Lisa said, an anticipatory lilt in her voice.LASTING TREASURES (2003)
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