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Definition of "meliorates" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of meliorate. (verb)

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Use "meliorates" in a sentence
  • "As I read Smith, economic liberty meliorates aspects of that feudal order, and allows people to achieve a morally better grade of stoicism, but it hardly *produces* social order."
  • "The distance the N.W. wind has to travel to this country, and the opposition it meets with from those mountains, in a great measure meliorates and destroys those penetrating qualities, which make this wind so formidable to the Atlantic States."
  • "She meliorates the race, so that dogs and cats will learn in the end that it is less dull to frequent a poet than an unhappy Collège de France candidate -- had this candidate proven more copiously still, that the author of "Mémoires d'Outre-Tombe" had topsyturvily described the jawbone of the Crocodile_."
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