purposive


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Purposive \Pur"po*sive\, a.
   Having or indicating purpose or design. "Purposive
   characters." --Bastian.
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         Purposive modification of structure in a bone. --Owen.
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         It is impossible that the frog should perform actions
         morepurposive than these.                --Huxley.
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