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1. curative

adjective. ['ˈkjʊrətɪv'] tending to cure or restore to health.

Synonyms

  • remedial
  • therapeutic
  • healing
  • healthful
  • sanative

Antonyms

  • falsify
  • permissive
  • unprotective
  • prescription medicine

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Words that Rhyme with Curative

  • alternative
  • captive
  • causative
  • causative
  • cognitive
  • collaborative
  • collaborative
  • collective
  • combative
  • commemorative
  • commemorative
  • communicative
  • comparative
  • conductive
  • congestive
  • connective
  • constructive
  • consultative
  • contemplative
  • contraceptive

Example sentences of the word curative


1. Adjective
The body parts are made into a soup that is believed to have curative qualities for these maladies.

Quotes containing the word curative


1. Reading is at the threshold of the spiritual life; it can introduce us to it. It does not constitute it ... There are certain cases of spiritual depression in which reading can become a sort of curative discipline ... reintroducing a lazy mind into the life of the Spirit.
- Marcel Proust

2. curative

noun. ['ˈkjʊrətɪv'] a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain.

Synonyms

  • treatment
  • ointment
  • lotion
  • preventative
  • magic bullet
  • unction
  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • counterpoison
  • balm
  • medicament
  • nauseant
  • vomit
  • cure
  • emetic
  • application
  • alleviator
  • therapeutic
  • intervention
  • lenitive
  • acoustic
  • vomitive
  • alleviant
  • cure-all
  • salve
  • preventive
  • nostrum
  • prophylactic
  • panacea
  • catholicon
  • medicine
  • antidote
  • palliative
  • unguent

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug
  • keep down
  • soften
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