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verb as in amend

verb as in get or make better

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They must suppress the workings of British philanthropy, seeking to meliorate the condition of the unfortunate West Indian slave.

Some years ago several pious individuals undertook to meliorate the condition of the prisons.

Their adoption would promote the public service and meliorate the condition of the Army.

Why the hills behind Cladich, that people call tame, make a background that no art might meliorate.

May goodness, which thy heart did once enthrone, Emit one ray to meliorate my own!


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to meliorate, such as: advance, ameliorate, better, correct, improve, and upgrade.

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