adjective satellite failing to accomplish an intended result
- an abortive revolt
- a stillborn plot to assassinate the President
adjective satellite (of newborn infant) showing no signs of life at birth; not liveborn
- Dead at the birth; as, a stillborn child.
- Fig.: Abortive; as, a stillborn poem.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
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