corrective

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Synonyms for corrective

Synonyms for corrective

something that corrects or counteracts

Synonyms for corrective

a device for treating injury or disease

designed to promote discipline

tending or intended to correct or counteract or restore to a normal condition

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He began to want to look over his shoulder, and, as a corrective, roused himself to explore the rest of the island.
Bulstrode; "but trial, my dear sir, is our portion here, and is a needed corrective.
She consulted the glass once more--gave one or two corrective touches to her hair and her cap--and hastened into the boudoir.
Which belief I take to be a wholesome corrective of all political opinions, and, if held sincerely, to make all opinions equally harmless, whether they be blue, red, or green.
Not even doing that much, so that the old lady were busy and pleased, he would quietly swallow what was given him, merely taking a corrective dip of hands and face into the great bowl of dried rose-leaves, and into the other great bowl of dried lavender, and then would go out, as confident in the sweetening powers of Cloisterham Weir and a wholesome mind, as Lady Macbeth was hopeless of those of all the seas that roll.