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1alterative

noun al·ter·ative \ˈl-tə-ˌrāt-iv, -rət-\

Medical Definition of ALTERATIVE

:  a drug used empirically to alter favorably the course of an ailment
July 05, 2015
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insincere or foolish talk
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