Examples of salutary in a Sentence
The accident should be a salutary lesson to be more careful.
the low interest rates should have a salutary effect on business
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There’s much less deep-frying and more salutary steaming and grilling in Skillets’ kitchen.
Unsympathetic plaintiffs serve a salutary purpose in the law, reminding politicians and the public that principles must govern even in unsavory circumstances.
That has overshadowed more salutary events in Europe.
There’s a kind of elation in seeing both famous and obscure phrases from the plays plucked and resituated, the effect first-rate — distancing, salutary.
One salutary thing: Liberals are fighting in a way we haven’t seen in our lifetime.
Of course, there might be less salutary effects as well, and the CAP proposal leaves a number of questions unanswered.
A big surge in donations now would have huge salutary effects right away:
For the conservative Mr. Rubio, those were two salutary, interwoven outcomes.
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Origin and Etymology of salutary
Middle French salutaire, from Latin salutaris, from salut-, salus health
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of salutary
SALUTARY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of salutary for English Language Learners
: having a good or helpful result especially after something unpleasant has happened
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