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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A medicine or therapy that heals a disease or relieve pain adj. - Tending to restore to health.

Usage examples (34)
  • curative powers of herbal remedies
  • And yet if I suffer it can only be with what I may call a curative suffering.
  • I am not bitter that the trial failed, because we never believed the "curative" description.
  • MEASLES, likewise, Apis will prove a curative agent. for more
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