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salutary

sal·u·tar·y

salutary

 
 
pronunciation:
sael yu teI ri
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having or intended to have a beneficial effect.
She was thankful for these salutary words of counsel.
antonyms:
deleterious
similar words:
beneficial, favorable, positive
definition 2: good for the health; healthful.
Swimming is salutary exercise.Just breathe in that salutary mountain air!
antonyms:
deleterious, insalubrious
similar words:
healthy, salubrious, wholesome
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derivations: salutarily (adv.), salutariness (n.)