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noun as in antidote


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Kropotkins Mutual Aid is worth noting here as one of the earliest correctives to these popular misconceptions of Darwinism.

If genius is liable to such one-sidedness, the greater the need of educational correctives to common-place minds.

Printing has accelerated the progress of equality, and it is also one of its best correctives.

All the former correctives, whether of virtue or of weakness, which existed in the old monarchy, are gone.

They have rendered the application of all correctives and remedies to abuse, at best, precarious in their operation.

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On this page you'll find 248 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to correctives, such as: antidote, countermeasure, cure-all, drug, fix, and medicine.

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