ameliorative ameliorative

Definition(s):

  • (adj) tending to ameliorate

Usage(s):

  1. The romantic, ameliorative, democratic temper could abide neither the aristocratic pride of the tragic hero nor his implacable doom.
  2. The ameliorative actions the kits recommend are illegal.
  3. But if such ameliorative measures fail, administrators on several campuses are armed with tight new rules governing the limits of student protest.

Quotes

  • "The government has to be prepared to take all ameliorative measures, which will also have significant financial implications," Pranab Mukherjee said at a news conference.
    on Sep 8, 2009 By: Pranab Mukherjee Source: Wall Street Journal

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