Rec"re*a`tive (r?k"r?*?`t?v), a. [Cf. F. r'ecratif. See Recreate.]

Tending to recreate or refresh; recreating; giving new vigor or animation; reinvigorating; giving relief after labor or pain; amusing; diverting.

Let the music of them be recreative. Bacon.

--- Rec"re*a`tive*ly, adv. -- Rec"re*a`tive*ness, n.


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