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Words and phrases that rhyme with detective:   (96 results)

2 syllables:
sect of

3 syllables:
abjective, advective, affective, affect of, allective, bijective, bijektiv, collective, connective, convective, corrective, defective, deflective, detektiv, directive, effective, effect of, ejective, elective, elect of, erective, expective, expect of, humective, infective, inflective, injective, inspective, invective, kollektiv, neglective, neglect of, objective, objective-c, perfective, perfect of, perspective, projective, prospective, protective, refective, reflective, rejective, respective, respect of, selective, subjective, subject of, subjektiv, surjective, suspect of, transflective

4 syllables:
antireflective, architective, circumspective, cryoprotective, disrespective, extrospective, imperfective, indefective, ineffective, intellective, introspective, irreflective, irrespective, non-elective, nondirective, noneffective, nonelective, nonobjective, nonreflective, nonselective, nonsubjective, omnispective, recollective, retroreflective, retrospective, self-elective, uneffective, unobjective, unprotective, unreflective, unrespective, unselective

5 syllables:
anti-infective, antiinfective, highly infective, intersubjective, neuroprotective, overprotective, regioselective

6 syllables:
enantioselective, linear perspective, radioprotective, stereoselective



Words and phrases that almost rhyme :   (63 results)

2 syllables:
festive, hectic, reckless, restive, skeptic

3 syllables:
acceptive, aggressive, arrested, attentive, collected, conceptive, connected, connecting, corrected, deceptive, defected, dejected, depressive, destructive, detected, detecting, detectives, digestive, directed, directives, eclectic, elected, electric, erected, expected, expensive, expressive, impressive, incentive, inceptive, infected, injected, inventive, neglected, perceptive, perfected, perspectives, preceptive, projected, receptive, reflecting, reflexive, rejected, respected, selected, susceptive, suspected

4 syllables:
apperceptive, comprehensive, contraceptive, imperceptive, nociceptive, resurrected, unreceptive

5 syllables:
exteroceptive, interoceptive, proprioceptive

6 syllables:
oral contraceptive


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Nouns for detective: sergeant, stories, inspector, fiction, work, novel, story, smith, novels, comics, more...

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