Comforter vs Curative - What's the difference?

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Comforter is a related term of curative.


As a proper noun comforter

is (christianity) the holy spirit, the holy ghost.

As an adjective curative is

possessing the ability to cure, to heal or treat illness.

comforter

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who comforts someone who is suffering.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Let no comforter delight mine ear / But such a one whose wrongs do suit with mine.
  • (US) A padded cover for a bed, duvet, continental quilt.
  • (old fashioned, mostly UK) A woollen scarf for winter.
  • * Popular Science Monthly
  • The American schoolboy takes off his comforter and unbuttons his jacket before going in for a snowball fight.
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  • (UK, NZ, AU) A pacifier.
  • Synonyms

    * (person who comforts) consoler * (padded bed cover) duvet, (continental) quilt

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    curative

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Possessing the ability to cure, to heal or treat illness.
  • The curative power of the antibiotics introduced in the '50s was amazing at the time.

    See also

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