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substantive

relating to the essential legal principles administered by the courts, as opposed to practice and procedure
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The Albino is as well made as other men --has no substantive deformity --and yet this mere aspect of all-pervading whiteness makes him more strangely hideous than the ugliest abortion.
Van der School, was used in direct reference to its substantive. Our orthodox friends need not be told that all the merit in this world is comparative; and, once for all, we desire to say that, where anything which involves qualities or characters is asserted, we must be understood to mean, “under the circumstances.”
B-o-t, bot, t-i-n, tin, bottin, n-e-y, ney, bottinney, noun substantive, a knowledge of plants.