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reformatory

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of reformatory

  1. serving to raise or adjust something to some standard or proper condition <the belief that manual labor was a reformatory experience for convicted felons, who would learn the value of hard work> Synonyms amendatory, rectifying, remedial, remedying, reformative, correctiveRelated Words curative, medicinal, therapeutic; reparative, restorative; beneficial, helpful, salutary, wholesome; antidotal, counteractive, counterbalancing





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to lessen in amount, effect, or force

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