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synonyms for amelioration

  • advance
  • advancement
  • betterment
  • enrichment
  • melioration
  • progress
  • refinement
  • reform
  • revision
  • upgrade
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antonyms for amelioration

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  • decline
  • deterioration
  • halt
  • retreat
  • retrogression
  • stop
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How to use amelioration in a sentence

The second year of our captivity passed—the same unvarying rotation of misery—no change, no amelioration of our condition.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
We need a coordination of all the forces that make for social amelioration in modern life to correct present false impressions.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
For every considerable amelioration the colony has been indebted to the whigs.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
The most desirable amelioration of her lot will be secured by the admission of her free personality.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
There appears no possibility of any real amelioration of their condition until they possess settled places of abode.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
She now took the occasion of a momentary and delusive amelioration in Arthur's disease to write to him more at length.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
A week went by; and though Adle grew stronger, there was no amelioration in her mental condition.
JACK HARKAWAY IN NEW YORKBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
See what an amelioration of the penal laws; how men are saved and restored to society, who had once been wholly lost.
SPEECHES, ADDRESSES, AND OCCASIONAL SERMONS, VOLUME 2 (OF 3)THEODORE PARKER
Social peace is impossible without a rapid amelioration of the needless discomforts of the present time.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Yet there is progress and amelioration everywhere, but without regularity or measure.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.1/3, 1831-1835DOROTHY DUCHESSE DE DINO
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AMELIORATION

  • advancement
  • amelioration
  • betterment
  • boost
  • break
  • breakthrough
  • buildup
  • development
  • enrichment
  • furtherance
  • gain
  • go ahead
  • growth
  • headway
  • increase
  • progress
  • promotion
  • rise
  • step
  • up
  • upgrade
  • upping
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