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1restorative

adjective re·stor·ative \ri-ˈstr-ə-tiv\

: having the ability to make a person feel strong or healthy again

Full Definition of RESTORATIVE

:  of or relating to restoration; especially :  having power to restore <restorative sleep>

Examples of RESTORATIVE

  1. the restorative powers of rest
  2. <took a restorative vitamin mix to improve his immune system>

First Known Use of RESTORATIVE

14th century

Rhymes with RESTORATIVE

2restorative

noun

: something that makes a person feel strong or healthy again

Full Definition of RESTORATIVE

:  something that serves to restore to consciousness, vigor, or health

Examples of RESTORATIVE

  1. Sleep is a powerful restorative.

First Known Use of RESTORATIVE

15th century

Rhymes with RESTORATIVE

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