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curative

cur·a·tive

curative

 
pronunciation:
kyu r tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: capable of curing illness or disease.
Many herbs have curative properties.
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part of speech: noun
definition: that which effects a cure, esp. a drug; remedy.
similar words:
medicament
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derivations: curatively (adv.), curativeness (n.)
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