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Definition of "meliorative" []

  • That meliorates; curative, salutary. (adjective)

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Use "meliorative" in a sentence
  • "Calling them special interests sounds pejorative, and independent group sounds meliorative."
  • "Israel's critics are often the same people who spent years denouncing George W. Bush's antagonistic attitude and are thrilled with Barack Obama's meliorative rhetoric."
  • "The classic neoconservative tend to take a meliorative approach to society, see religion as providing a moral guide (they need not be religious themselves) and take a forceful democracy encouraging approach to foreign affairs."
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