sentential

sentential
sen•ten•tial
[[t]sɛnˈtɛn ʃəl[/t]] adj.
pertaining to or of the nature of a sentence
Etymology: 1425–75; late ME < L sententi(a) sentence+ -al I

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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