amelioratory
adjective see ameliorate

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  • amelioratory — ame·lio·ra·to·ry …   English syllables

  • amelioratory — adjective tending to ameliorate • Syn: ↑ameliorating, ↑ameliorative, ↑meliorative • Similar to: ↑bettering • Derivationally related forms: ↑meliorate (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • amelioratingprenominal ameliorative amelioratory meliorative — bettering ettering adj. changing for the better; antonym of {worsening}. [Narrower terms: {ameliorating(prenominal), ameliorative, amelioratory, meliorative}] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ameliorating — adjective tending to ameliorate • Syn: ↑ameliorative, ↑amelioratory, ↑meliorative • Similar to: ↑bettering • Derivationally related forms: ↑meliorate (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • ameliorative — adjective tending to ameliorate • Syn: ↑ameliorating, ↑amelioratory, ↑meliorative • Similar to: ↑bettering • Derivationally related forms: ↑meliorate (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • meliorative — adjective tending to ameliorate • Syn: ↑ameliorating, ↑ameliorative, ↑amelioratory • Similar to: ↑bettering • Derivationally related forms: ↑meliorate, ↑ameliorate …   Useful english dictionary

  • ameliorating — adj. prenom. [p. pr. of {ameliorate}.] causing improvement in or reducing the bad effects of an unfavorable condition. Syn: ameliorative, amelioratory, meliorative [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bettering — ettering adj. changing for the better; antonym of {worsening}. [Narrower terms: {ameliorating(prenominal), ameliorative, amelioratory, meliorative}] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ameliorate — verb ( rated; rating) Etymology: alteration of meliorate Date: 1767 transitive verb to make better or more tolerable intransitive verb to grow better Synonyms: see improve • amelioration noun • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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