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sanative

 [san´ah-tiv]
curative; healing.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

san·a·tive

(san'ă-tiv),
Having a tendency to heal.
[L. sano, to cure, heal]
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san·a·tive

(san'ă-tiv)
Having a tendency to heal.
[L. sano, to cure, heal]
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Now fiction's cutting away from, or breaking off from, the world's other discourses, at least as Cather instances a modernist version of the break, seems less than sanative. What hath the Jamesian ivory tower wrought?
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