Words I Love 45 – Curative

New word; which I have already used on two occasions today and it’s only 9.30am!




adjective: curative
  1. 1.
    able to cure disease.
    “the curative properties of herbs”
    synonyms: healing, therapeutic, medicinal, remedial, curing, corrective; More

    rarefebrifugal, vulnerary, analeptic, iatric

    “the herb’s curative properties”


noun: curative; plural noun: curatives
  1. 1.
    a curative medicine or agent.
late Middle English (in the sense ‘relating to cures’): from French curatif, -ive, from medieval Latin curativus, from Latin curare (see cure).

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