Definition of healer
1 : one that heals
2 : a Christian Science practitioner
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In this case, the first patient—a 45-year-old man who contracted the virus on 22 April—initially went to see a traditional healer.
Medical practice has been slow to catch up with what was demonstrated by healers long before the advent of modern medical science.
Two years after his late-in-life entry into politics, Trump has yet to play the role of a healer.
Could Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler be a dark magic healer?
Beatriz (Salma Hayek), an immigrant from Mexico who’s a holistic healer, gets invited to join her wealthy client’s dinner party.
Salma Hayek is a holistic healer going face-to-face with a real-estate tycoon in this heated political drama.
Salma Hayek stars as a masseuse/holistic healer who clashes with a famously boorish billionaire (John Lithgow) during a dinner.
In the film, Hayek plays a Mexican healer who finds herself at an intimate dinner party with her wealthy clients and their wealthier friends — including a ruthless real estate developer played by John Lithgow.
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