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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of cure.
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- adj. (used especially of meat) cured in brine
- adj. (used of hay e.g.) allowed to dry
- adj. (used of concrete or mortar) kept moist to assist the hardening
- adj. freed from illness or injury
- adj. (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity)
- adj. (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)
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It was, he went on to show, because they believed that the ills of human society could be cured, _and only cured_, by a proper understanding and a proper observance of the laws of economics that men like his father advocated Free Exchange so strongly and opposed every attempt to disestablish it.
Our Lord is the owner of our body and soul; and they had no doubt that in bringing their sick to him, they would be cured: «And all who touched him were cured» (Mk
This game wins points for education, and despite its inaccurate betrayal of medical science (you are NOT, in fact, cured from a cold by little spaceships shooting asprin at your pancreas), was a truly unique game in an era of Space Invader clones.
"However, whether everyone was then cured is not clear and not everyone received what was even then considered adequate treatment," Reverby wrote.
It is mostly prepared goods, eggs and meat, with some cold weather produce thrown in, like garlic that had been cured from the summer and really lovely greens.
Dr Rui Jiang, leading the research, said high levels of nitrites are used in cured meats such as bacon as preservatives, anti-bacterial agents and colour fixatives.
After Paul Boutin cured his blocked sinuses with one does of old-school Sudafed, he looked into the reason why it was taken from the shelves, and learned that Senator Diane Feinstein decided to make it harder to get as part of the PATRIOT act.
The mere mention of his name cured this man blindness.
Whether or not the women alive to-day in the ruling class can be cured is of comparatively little importance, but clearly the causes which have brought them forth must be altered at the root.
Tansy tea, in short, cured every ill that flesh is heir to, according to the simple faith of medieval herbalists -- a faith surviving in some old women even to this day.