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_."