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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CURED

We are to be cured by an excess of the dose that has poisoned us.

Certain sections of the nation get cured of this disability.

Then you would come in, and a lot of them you cured and sent out.

Then she kissed Pandora on the forehead, and her hurt was cured likewise.

It is said that from the head and the feet of Nicholas flowed two fountains of oil which cured every ill.

Trapper Jim's idea seemed to be built on the principle that "like is cured by like."

The gentleman answered that there was no need, for he was cured of the passion.

Well, he's been a-pokin' into my ears, an' I guess he'd ha' cured me, if anybody could.

And it was well for me that I did hear it; for nothing less could have cured my infatuation.

There is the story of the sick person who gets well, of the sick person who is not cured, and so on.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "care, heed," from Latin cura "care, concern, trouble," with many figurative extensions, e.g. "study; administration; a mistress," and also "means of healing, remedy," from Old Latin coira-, from PIE root *kois- "be concerned." Meaning "medical care" is late 14c.

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