Definition of descriptive:
expository, characteristic, characterizing, synchronic, circumstantial, illuminating, detailed, photographic, describing, eloquent, narrative, graphic, interpretive, illuminative, pictorial, classificatory, delineative, lifelike, vivid, picturesque, identifying, true to life, illustrative, revealing, clear, representative, expressive, anecdotal, words, portraitive.
After the descriptive and interesting detail of the beauties of the two sides of the imperial park or gardens of Gehol, his Lordship makes a few general observations on Chinese gardening, and the ornamental edifices that are usually employed to aid the effect, as well as contribute to use and convenience.- "Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton", John Barrow.
- "The Evolution of the Dragon", G. Elliot Smith.
- "A Collection of College Words and Customs", Benjamin Homer Hall.