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restorative

noun [C] uk   /rɪˈstɒr.ə.tɪv/ us    /-ˈstɔːr.ə.t̬ɪv/ old-fashioned
something that makes you feel better or more energetic if you are feeling tired or ill: After a hard day at the office, a hot bath is a welcome restorative.
restorative
adjective uk   formal us  
Ginseng is used as a restorative and preventive remedy.
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