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  • nounimprovement
  • nounprogress

synonyms for melioration

  • advance
  • advancement
  • amelioration
  • amendment
  • augmentation
  • betterment
  • change
  • civilization
  • correction
  • cultivation
  • development
  • elevation
  • enhancement
  • enrichment
  • furtherance
  • gain
  • growth
  • increase
  • preferment
  • progress
  • progression
  • promotion
  • rally
  • reclamation
  • recovery
  • rectification
  • reformation
  • regeneration
  • renovation
  • revision
  • rise
  • upbeat
  • upgrade
  • upswing
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antonyms for melioration

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  • decline
  • decrease
  • demotion
  • deterioration
  • diminishment
  • failure
  • halt
  • impediment
  • loss
  • regression
  • retreat
  • retrogression
  • stagnation
  • stop
  • stoppage
  • worsening
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How to use melioration in a sentence

Peace followed victory, and the melioration of the condition of the enemy followed peace.
FROM FARM HOUSE TO THE WHITE HOUSEWILLIAM M. THAYER
May every sun that shines on your green island see the annihilation of an abuse, and the birth of an embryon of melioration!
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY AS A PHILOSOPHER AND REFORMERCHARLES SOTHERAN
Every circumstance conspired to this melioration of the art in Florence as well as in other places.
THE HISTORY OF PAINTING IN ITALY, VOL. 1 (OF 6)LUIGI ANTONIO LANZI
But the seeds from a young tree, having itself the tendency to melioration, are more likely to produce improved sorts.
AMERICAN POMOLOGYJ. A. WARDER
The principle of the one, in short, was melioration; of the other, conservation.
CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND, VOLUME 3 OF 3HENRY HALLAM
Every melioration of the slave's lot is a step toward freedom.
SLAVERYWILLIAM E. CHANNING
It is no less an evidence that their condition was in a state of melioration.
DISSERTATION ON SLAVERYST. GEORGE TUCKER.
The cause of social melioration needs a union of hearts and hands.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 427VARIOUS
The idea of novelty is there indissolubly connected with the idea of melioration.
AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS AND THEIR INFLUENCEALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE ET AL.
On that day ministers communicated their plans for the melioration of Irish suffering.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MELIORATION

  • advance
  • advancement
  • betterment
  • enrichment
  • melioration
  • progress
  • refinement
  • reform
  • revision
  • upgrade
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