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curative

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

tending to cure disease or restore health
  • some believe that the herb has curative properties

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curative

noun

Synonyms of curative (Entry 2 of 2)

something that corrects or counteracts something undesirable
  • the best curative for her depression might be volunteer work at a local animal shelter

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The first known use of curative was in the 15th century

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“Curative.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/curatively. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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