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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REMEDY

The remedy, however, to my mind, is obvious and suggests itself.

It is the crisis which makes the pressure, and not the laws which provide a remedy for it.

To consider these evils, to find their remedy, is the most sore necessity of our times.

It was as if she found in sheer activity and fatigue a remedy for her uneasiness.

You laugh at my prescriptions, and refuse to take the remedy which I ordered.

There is no other remedy than this which I have brought thee.

And are not my sister's tears a reason, sir, when I cannot remedy their cause?

And, further, when I had a chance to learn my remedy for myself, you destroyed it.

If you had not the remedy--this what-you-call--pilocarpin, what would you do?

The loss of poor Bill made us all sad; but there was no remedy.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, "cure for a disease or disorder; means of counteracting an evil," from Anglo-French remedie, Old French remede "remedy, cure" (12c., Modern French remède) and directly from Latin remedium "a cure, remedy, medicine, antidote, that which restores health," from re-, intensive prefix (or perhaps literally, "again;" see re-), + mederi "to heal" (see medical (adj.)). Figurative use from c.1300.

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