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  • n. Plural form of restorative.


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  • It is upon this that the whole trade in these so-called restoratives depends.

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  • “Moderate exercise, and books occasionally, with the mind unbent, will be your best restoratives.”


  • Mr. Buckley told analysts that 3M is " on fire with innovation " in such areas as optical films, respiratory protection, dental restoratives and films used in renewable energy.

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  • They could have left him where he was, brought blankets and restoratives to help him regain his strength.

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  • She was drinking hers as she passed others the restoratives.

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  • It would be a bracing dose of restoratives to her campaign and could help her re-open her dwindling margins in OH and TX so that she could actually make the the delegate deficit that she is presently suffering.

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  • And with that ejaculation fell back on the pillow in a swoon, which instantly found employment for Douban and his restoratives.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • [Young] the change from so much misery to heart-felt peace and joy, with the judicious nursing and restoratives devised by Mrs. Tyrold, for her weak and half famished frame, made her slumber, when at length, it arrived, last so long that, though broken by frequent starts, she awoke not till late the next morning.


  • Though Morrison and Frank Sinatra shared little in the way of musical sensibilities, they did share a taste in restoratives.

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  • This produced a short remonstrance, which terminated in their all proceeding to the troubled chamber in a body, excepting only Miss La Creevy, who, as the servant girl volunteered a confession of having been subject to fits in her infancy, remained with her to give the alarm and apply restoratives, in case of extremity.

    Nicholas Nickleby


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