1 tending to impart new life and vigor to; "the renewing warmth of the sunshine" [syn: renewing, reviving, revitalizing, revitalising]
2 promoting recuperation; "recuperative powers"; "strongly recuperative remedies"; "restorative effects of exercise" [syn: recuperative]
1 a medicine that strengthens and invigorates [syn: tonic]
2 a device for treating injury or disease [syn: corrective]
- Of or pertaining to restoring.
- After a long day working in the fields Clarance took comfort in a restorative pint of beer.
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