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Words and phrases that almost rhyme with detective:   (63 results)

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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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See detective used in context: 24 rhymes, several books and articles.

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