Antonyms for preventative
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If the owner plants these plants himself they will serve as a preventative.
This remedy often serves as a preventative to blood poisoning.
Of course all this time there was no lack of preventative measures.
However, the remedy in such cases, or rather the preventative is the proper dressing of the skins prior to the dyeing.
Pieces of consecrated bread carried home and preserved is a preventative against the bite of a mad dog.
Something in his attitude defined his duty as preventative not of an entrance, but an exit.
Too much care in this matter of cleanliness cannot be taken, as it is of the first importance as a preventative of many troubles.
That the climate itself is a preventative of consumption is evidenced in the fact that phthisis does not originate here.
So the fire was kindled, as a preventative measure; and at four o'clock he came—not on the stroke, but ten minutes after.
Some of these springs are resorted to annually by way of preventative; others are visited as occasion requires.