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Remitting

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giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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Correct spelling:
ovate
Definition:
Having the shape of an egg, or of the longitudinal sectior of an egg, with the broader end basal.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
ovate.
egg-shaped
pear-shaped.
oblong
Ovaliform, ellipsoidal, rectangular, Ovated, ovaloid.
oval
egg-shaped, ellipsoidal, elliptic, elliptical, oblong, oviform, ovoid, Ovoidal, ooid, ovaloid.
oviform
oviform.
noun
ovate
egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, oviform, ovoid, prolate, rounded, simple, unsubdivided.
Examples of usage:
  1. The pileus is ovate, convex to expanded, and often the margin elevated, and then the cap appears depressed. – Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc. by George Francis Atkinson
  2. A division of labour resulting from such a variation being advantageous, and tending therefore to increase in descendants, would end in a differentiation like that shown in the gemmules of various low types of Metazoa, which, ovate in shape, are ciliated over one part of the surface only. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  3. Berries small, ovate, red, glossy with thin bloom, persistent, firm; skin very tough, adheres slightly, unpigmented; flesh pale green, translucent, juicy, tough, somewhat foxy, vinous, aromatic; good to very good. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  4. The foliage is neat and pretty, the individual leaves being ovate in shape and slightly undulated or wavy. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  5. The ovate- lanceolate leaves are of a light greyish- green, and the small white flowers are produced in dense racemes or spikes. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster

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