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Expletive

Ex´ple`tive
a.1.Filling up; hence, added merely for the purpose of filling up; superfluous.
Expletive phrases to plump his speech.
- Barrow.
n.1.A word, letter, or syllable not necessary to the sense, but inserted to fill a vacancy; an oath.
Noun1.expletive - profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted"
2.expletive - a word or phrase conveying no independent meaning but added to fill out a sentence or metrical line
battology, bedizenment, blurt, curse, cuss, cuss word, de trop, dirty name, dirty word, dispensable, duplication, duplication of effort, dysphemism, ecphonesis, ejaculation, embellishment, epithet, excess, exclamation, expendable, extravagance, fat, featherbedding, filler, filling, foul invective, frill, frills, frippery, gingerbread, gratuitous, in excess, iterative, luxury, macrology, naughty word, needless, needlessness, no-no, nonessential, oath, obscenity, ornamentation, outburst, overadornment, overlap, padding, payroll padding, pleonasm, pleonastic, profane oath, prolix, prolixity, redundance, redundancy, redundant, reiterative, repetitious, spare, stammering, stuttering, supererogatory, superfluity, superfluous, superfluousness, swear, swearword, tautologic, tautological, tautologism, tautologous, tautology, to spare, uncalled-for, unessential, unnecessariness, unnecessary, unneeded, verbose, verbosity, wordy
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