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restorative

anything that restores or revives, esp a drug or agent that promotes health or strength
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“Let me urge you to take a restorative, Miss Temple,” said Edwards respectfully; “your frame will sink else.”
Anne, judging from her own temperament, would have deemed such a domestic hurricane a bad restorative of the nerves, which Louisa's illness must have so greatly shaken.
Assisted by the silent Peter and the well-stocked medicine-chest, I apply the necessary dressings to my wound, wrap myself in the comfortable morning-gown which is always kept ready in the Guests' Chamber, and lie down again on the bed to try the restorative virtues of sleep.
At the best of times, so much of this elixir was administered to me as a choice restorative, that I was conscious of going about, smelling like a new fence.
Oatmeal is a capital restorative; all your energy is coming back.
D'Avrigny rushed towards the old man and made him inhale a powerful restorative.
He sat beside her, holding her hand, well knowing that the comfort of his presence was the best restorative for her.
Moody withdrew, without further hesitation, to order the light restorative prescribed for himself by Mr.
These are not fruits forbidden; no interdict Defends the touching of these viands pure; Their taste no knowledge works, at least of evil, But life preserves, destroys life's enemy, Hunger, with sweet restorative delight.
The exercise did not act as a restorative. The blow had been too sudden, too overwhelming.
Vesey, is charitably attending on her with restorative tea.
Clinical investigation of two glass-ionomer restoratives used with the atraumatic restorative treatment approach in China: Two-years results Caries Research 35.